|2013 - 2018||PhD in Applied Linguistics at the University of Potsdam (supervised by Prof. Hans-Georg Wolf and Prof. Ulrike Schröder) - Dissertation: Business negotiations between Brazilians and Germans: Conceptualization and Practice (granted by CAPES)|
|2014 - 2015||Specialization in didactic skills for higher education teaching in the program “International Teaching Professionals - ITP 2014” offered by the Potsdam Graduate School, University of Potsdam (granted by the DAAD).|
|2011 - 2013||M.A. in Applied Linguistics at the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil (supervised by Prof. Ulrike Schröder) - MA Thesis: American English X Brazilian English: Intra- and Intercultural Communication in the classroom (granted by CAPES).|
|2011||Specialization in higher education teaching at the Federal University of Minas Gerais.|
|2009 - 2010||Specialization in English teaching at the Federal University of Minas Gerais.|
|2002 - 2006||B.A. in English language at the Federal University of Ouro Preto in Brazil.|
|since 2018||Academic staff (lecturer and researcher) at the chair of Present-Day English Language and Linguistics.|
|2014 - 2017||Adjunct lecturer (on a Lehrauftrag basis) at the chair of Development and Variation of the English language, University of Potsdam.|
|2011 - 2012||Tutor and didactic material developer for an online ESP (English for specific purposes) B.A. course – IngRede, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.|
|2007 - 2009||Adjunct lecturer at the English Department, Federal University of Ouro Preto, Brazil.|
Mendes de Oliveira, Milene. (2017). Sociopragmatic failure revisited: the case of intercultural communication between Brazilians and Americans. Revista Brasileira de Línguistica Aplicada 17(2), 307-334.
Mendes de Oliveira, Milene (2017). Conceptualizations of respect in business negotiations: a research note. International Journal of Language and Culture 4(2), 254-272.
Mendes de Oliveira, Milene (2015). Assertiveness, Compliance, and Politeness: Pragmatic and Sociocultural Aspects of ‘Brazilian English’ and American English. International Journal of Society, Culture and Language 3(1), 76-90.
Schröder, Ulrike; Mendes de Oliveira, Milene (2011). Repensando o ensino de cultura em aulas de língua estrangeira [Rethinking the teaching of culture in foreign language classes]. Signum. Estudos de Linguagem 14(1), 311–332.
Second Language Acquisition
Introduction to Synchronic Linguistics