Stefanie Lázaro studied German and Spanish Linguistics and Literature at the University of Zurich, where she graduated in 2009 (Lic. Phil. I). During her studies she focused on Linguistics, especially Sociolinguistics and Conversation analysis, and her master thesis was dedicated to the empirical analysis of a specific form of classroom interaction.
After having worked at a High school in Switzerland for several years, teaching German and Spanish, she returned to the academic world when she was given the opportunity to work in the SNF-Projekt “DeJA-VI”.