Lena Kaltenbach is an academic staff member and doctoral student at the Chair of English Linguistics/Diachronics (Anglistik IV) at the University of Mannheim. She completed a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. Anglistik, 2017) and a Master’s degree (M.A. Sprache und Kommunikation, 2020) at the University of Mannheim.She currently teaches Bachelor level courses for the Anglistik IV Chair and assumes a supporting role in the preparation of the proposal for the DFG research unit SILPAC (Structuring the Input in Processing, Acquisition and Change). In her research, she mainly focusses on argument structure and syntax in cross-linguistic perspective. Building on her master’s thesis, a main research interest concerns the methodological issue of comparability of historical data and psycholinguistic data. She has an additional lingering interest in written language and writing systems.