Veronika Timpe is currently a research scientist at Educational Testing Service in Princeton (USA). She holds an MA in Language
Testing from Lancaster University (UK) and an Erstes Staatsexamen in German and English as well as a PhD in Applied Linguistics/TESOL
from TU Dortmund (Germany). She has worked and taught primarily in the areas of foreign language education, educational assessment/language
testing, L2 pragmatics, and intercultural communicative competence.