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Staff members with discipline Language & Linguistics

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

Overview of all disciplines

Writing skills, feedback, assessment
J.E.J. (Jochem) Aben, MA
Contact
j.e.j.aben rug.nl
Function
PhD student
J. (Juan) Alba Duran, MA
Contact
j.alba.duran rug.nl
Function
Lecturer and Researcher
Neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics, psycholinguistics, bilingualism and multilingualism, language processing in healthy ageing, working memory, neurodegenerative language disorders, language outcomes in aphasia, eye tracking, event-related potentials
S. (Seçkin) Arslan, PhD
Contact
seckin.arslan rug.nl
Function
Researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow)
Field / Discipline
A. (Atilla) Atasoy, MSc
Contact
a.atasoy rug.nl
Function
IDEALAB PhD student
Field / Discipline
cognitive processes, writing models, keystroke logging, text production processes, writing strategies
dr. V.M. (Veerle) Baaijen
Contact
v.m.baaijen rug.nl
+31 50 36 35859
Function
Assistant professor
Bilingualism, bilingualism and (cognitive) aging, bilingual processing, (the early stages of) second language learning, individual differences
F.A. (Floor) van den Berg, MA
Contact
f.a.van.den.berg rug.nl
Function
PhD Student
Field / Discipline
English for Academic Purposes
No picture available
Contact
d.j.beynon rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Natural Language Processing/Computational Linguistics, Machine Translation, Neural Model Interpretability
A. (Arianna) Bisazza, PhD
Contact
a.bisazza rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
A. (Ana) Bosnic, MA
Contact
a.bosnic rug.nl
Function
PhD student / Exchange Officer
Field / Discipline
V.H. (Vincent) Boswijk
Contact
v.h.boswijk rug.nl
Function
PhD Candidate Language Culture and Technology
Field / Discipline
event extaction; opinion minig & sentiment analysis; abusive language; storyline & causal relation extration
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Contact
t.caselli rug.nl
Function
Assistant professor
voice technology (speech analysis, speaker-state detection, prosodic and paralinguistic phenomena)

linguistics (agglutinative morphology, subtractive disfixation, Amazonian/Andean languages, minoritized languages)

cognition (sensory perception, semiotics, phenomenology, soundscapes)
M.L. (Matt) Coler, PhD
Contact
m.coler rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor and Research Program Manager
Teaching and learning in multicultural settings; Bilingual education; Academic writing in English; Teaching Spanish as a foreign language; Second language acquisition; Computer-assisted language learning (CALL)
drs. A.R.O. (Ruben) Comadina Granson
Contact
a.r.o.comadina.granson rug.nl
+31 50 36 38982
Function
Head of MFL (Modern Foreign Languages)
Computational Linguistics. Statistical parsing. Computational Literary Studies.
A.W. (Andreas) van Cranenburgh, PhD
Contact
a.w.van.cranenburgh rug.nl
Function
Assistant professor Digital Humanities and Information Sciences
Multilingualism and education
J. (Joana) Da Silveira Duarte, PhD
Contact
j.duarte rug.nl
Function
Assistant professor
Old English literature and language, Middle English literature and language, History of the English Language
dr. C. (Kees) Dekker
Contact
c.dekker rug.nl
Function
Senior Lecturer in Older English Literature and Culture
teacher-child interactions; language and literacy development; Early Childhood Education and Care; discourse analysis; differentiation; cultural diversity and inclusion in education; critical (self-)reflection through art; art-based pedagogy 
dr. M.I. (Marjolein) Deunk
Contact
m.i.deunk rug.nl
+31 50 36 39118
Function
Assistant professor
Taalverwerving, vertaalwetenschap, geschiedenis van de Italiaanse film.
drs. M.E. (Maaike) Dicke
Contact
m.e.dicke rug.nl
Function
Language Technology (Speech Synthesis)
Phonetics and Phonology
Speech Prosody
T.P. (Phat) Do, MA MA
Contact
t.p.do rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
mr. J.F. (James) Doherty
Contact
j.f.doherty rug.nl
+31 50 36 38353
Function
Lecturer in English
Field / Discipline
Dutch as a second Language (Nt2) / Second Language Acquistion / Computer-Assisted Language Learning / Testing
Language and education / E-learning / Online language teaching and learning / Drupal for e-learning
Intercultural competence
drs. J. (Jeroen) van Engen
Contact
j.van.engen rug.nl
Function
Senior lecturer in Dutch
- (auditory and clinical) phonetics and phonology
- speech prosody
- second language (L2) speech
M.K. (Marita) Everhardt, MA
Contact
m.k.everhardt rug.nl
+31 50 36 34307
Function
PhD student
Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Multilingualism
prof. dr. J.M. (Janet) Fuller
Contact
j.m.fuller rug.nl
Function
Language and literacy devlopment
prof. dr. C.M. (Kees) de Glopper
Contact
c.m.de.glopper rug.nl
+31 50 36 35976
Function
Professor of Speech Communication and Discourse Analysis (briefly: Discourse Studies)
Language testing
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Contact
h.i.hacquebord rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics
From a combined background in Languages and Cultures of the Middle East (Arabic) and Translation Studies, I study literary, ideological and ideational exchanges between Western Europe and the Arabic Middle East; modern Arabic literature; literary translations; history and poetics of translation in the Middle East.
H. (Hisham) Hamad, MA
Contact
h.hamad rug.nl
Function
Lecturer
Linguistics, semantics, pragmatics, language development, cognitive science, language and autism
prof. dr. P. (Petra) Hendriks
Contact
p.hendriks rug.nl
+31 50 36 35863
Function
Professor of Semantics and Cognition
Citizen Science, Sociolinguistics, Experimental Linguistics, Phonetics,
dr. N.H. (Nanna) Hilton
Contact
n.h.hilton rug.nl
+31 50 36 39462
Function
Associate Professor
Literature, Modernism and Women's Travel Writing
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Contact
a.c.hoag rug.nl
Function
Lecturer
Semantics and History of the Dutch Language, especially from 1700 onwards
prof. dr. J. (Jack) Hoeksema
Contact
j.hoeksema rug.nl
Function
Professor of Dutch Linguistics
Field / Discipline
Linguistics, Child language, Serious Gaming, Syntax, Semantics and Cognition
dr. B. (Bart) Hollebrandse
Contact
b.hollebrandse rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor (tenured)
Field / Discipline
Psycholinguistics,  foreign language acquisition, academic writing
dr. N. (Nienke) Houtzager
Contact
n.houtzager rug.nl
Function
Lecturer in English
Field / Discipline
Spaanse taalkunde
T.H. (Tessa) Hummel, MA
Contact
t.h.hummel rug.nl
Function
Teacher of Spanish
Field / Discipline
Use of ICT in teaching and learning, especially in teaching and learning of foreign/second languages
dr. S. (Sake) Jager
Contact
s.jager rug.nl
+31 50 36 35921
Function
Project Manager ICT & Education
Field / Discipline
J.F. (Judith) Jansma
Contact
j.f.jansma rug.nl
Function
Lecturer & PhD Candidate
drs. M. (Michelle) de Jong
Contact
michelle.de.jong rug.nl
Function
Teacher Educator Spanish/student advisor
Spanish, Italian Sociolinguistics
dr. R. (Bob) de Jonge
Contact
r.de.jonge rug.nl
+31 50 36 35880
Function
Associate Professor
Field / Discipline
Neurological language and speech disorders in adults
dr. R. (Roel) Jonkers
Contact
r.jonkers rug.nl
+31 50 36 36129
Function
Vice dean, Faculty of Arts
Field / Discipline
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Contact
t.v.kassenberg rug.nl
Function
Instructor English linguistics and applied linguistics
Field / Discipline
Bilingualism, Bilingual processing, first language attrition, bilingualism and cognitive aging, second language pedagogy
prof. dr. M.C.J. (Merel) Keijzer
Contact
m.c.j.keijzer rug.nl
+31 50 36 37537
Function
Professor of English Linguistics and English as a Second Language (ESL) / Rosalind Franklin Fellow
Field / Discipline
Sociolinguistics
Sociophonetics
Language variation
Language change
Language contact
Language, gender and sexuality
Scandinavian languages (Norwegian, Faroese)
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Contact
r.m.knooihuizen rug.nl
+31 50 36 35835
Function
Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics
Field / Discipline
dr. D.A. (Dörte) de Kok
Contact
d.a.de.kok rug.nl
+31 50 36 36286
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
Finance, HRM and General Management
dr. R.J. (Rita) Landeweerd
Contact
r.j.landeweerd rug.nl
+31 50 36 36181
Function
managing director
Field / Discipline
medieval and early modern philosophy; philosophy of history
prof. dr. M. (Martin) Lenz
Contact
m.lenz rug.nl
Function
Department Chair & Professor of History of Philosophy
Language acquisition Dutch as a second language, development learning materials, didactics second language acquisition.





Photo: Annemarijn Vlinder Photography
drs. B.V.J.M. (Birgitta V J M) Lijmbach
Contact
b.v.j.m.lijmbach rug.nl
+31 50 36 37468
Function
teacher of Dutch as a second language
Field / Discipline
Psycholinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Research Methodology, Basic Statistics, Eye Tracking, Event-Related Potentials 
dr. H. (Hanneke) Loerts
Contact
h.loerts rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
English, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
prof. dr. W.M. (Wander) Lowie
Contact
w.m.lowie rug.nl
+31 50 36 35807
Function
Professor of Applied Linguistics
My full academic page is here
prof. dr. M. (Malvina) Nissim
Contact
m.nissim rug.nl
Function
Professor of Computational Linguistics and Society
Language Technology
prof. dr. G.J.M. (Gertjan) van Noord
Contact
g.j.m.van.noord rug.nl
Function
Professor
Neurolinguistics
No picture available
Contact
a.ohlerth rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Old English language and literature; Middle English language and literature; Old Norse language and literature; early Irish literature 
dr. K.E.E. (Karin) Olsen
Contact
k.e.e.olsen rug.nl
Function
Senior Lecturer
A.M. (Mara) van der Ploeg, MA
Contact
a.m.van.der.ploeg rug.nl
+31 50 36 37411
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Old Frisian, Frisian language history
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Contact
a.t.popkema rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Argumentation theory, health communication, metaphor studies, pragmatics, rhetoric
dr. L. (Lotte) van Poppel
Contact
l.van.poppel rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Discourse & Communication
prof. dr. G. (Gisela) Redeker
Contact
g.redeker rug.nl
Function
Professor of Communication Studies
Clinical linguistics:  brain tumors, dementia, stroke, assessment/outcomes, rehabilitation, tDCS, test standardization
Brain mapping:  DES, MRI, tractography
Psycholinguistics:  lexico-semantics, morphosyntax, nouns/verbs, spontaneous speech, time reference
A. Rofes, PhD
Contact
a.rofes rug.nl
Function
Second Language Acquisition
Foreign Language education
French linguistics and language development
A.L.M. (Audrey) Rousse-Malpat
Contact
a.rousse-malpat rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor of language learning at the program European Languages and Cultures
The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood under the rules of Sadat and Mubarak: My researches focuses on the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood during the Sadat-Mubarak period. My studies are primarily based on the Arabic journals of the Muslim Brotherhood. These sources prove to be of great relevance for new insights into the Brotherhood’s mentality history in the build-up to the events of January 2011. 
dr. K.M. (Kiki) Santing
Contact
k.m.santing rug.nl
+31 50 36 35820
Function
Assistant Professor Middle Eastern Studies
Verb semantics
Event cognition
Linguistic Relativity
No picture available
Contact
miguel.santin rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Conversation Analysis, Interactional Linguistics, Institutional interaction, Multimodal interacttion, French language and culture, Intercultural Communication
dr. N. (Nynke) van Schepen
Contact
n.van.schepen rug.nl
Function
Lecturer
Scandinavian linguistics (focus Swedish)
Sociolinguistics
Psycholinguistics
Phonetics
Experimental linguistics
dr. A. (Anja) Schüppert
Contact
a.schueppert rug.nl
Function
Assistant professor
Field / Discipline
E.M. (Eva) Smidt, MA
Contact
e.m.smidt rug.nl
Function
Trainee Communicatie & Organisatie | UMCG | Wenckebach Instituut voor Onderwijs & Opleiden
drs. N. (Nienke) Smit
Contact
n.smit rug.nl
Function
Teacher Educator - Methodology of Teaching English, PhD candidate
L1 and L2 development
Usage-based / Cognitive Linguistics
No picture available
Contact
r.g.a.steinkrauss rug.nl
+31 50 36 35963
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
Discourse studies, text linguistics, stylistics, cognitive linguistics
dr. N.M. (Ninke) Stukker
Contact
n.m.stukker rug.nl
+31 50 36 35865
Function
universitair docent
No picture available
Contact
v.tabacco rug.nl
Function
Instructor
Field / Discipline
foreign language didactics, foreign language aquisition. Topics: target language use, grammar instruction, teaching materials, Landeskunde
dr. M.A. (Marjon) Tammenga-Helmantel
Contact
m.a.tammenga-helmantel rug.nl
+31 50 36 34678
Function
Teacher Educator German; assistant professor foreign language pedagogy
Second language acquisition, second language teaching, English for academic purposes, phonetics and phonology, second language phonology, sociolinguistics
No picture available
Contact
a.c.vaatstra rug.nl
Function
Lecturer
Field / Discipline
- phonetics and phonology  
- speech prosody  
- speech perception and production  
V. (Vass) Verkhodanova, MA
Contact
v.verkhodanova rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
English language and second language acquisition
prof. dr. M.H. (Marjolijn) Verspoor
Contact
m.h.verspoor rug.nl
+31 50 36 37273
Function
Interim Professor of Language Learning
Field / Discipline
Multilangualism
Language Acquisition
Bookclubs
Public engagement
Research Impact
drs. S.J. (Saskia) Visser
Contact
s.j.visser rug.nl
+31 50 36 35271
Function
Policy officer Public Engagement and Co-ordinator of the Science Shop Language, Culture and Communication/
Field / Discipline
The phonology of Frisian; Frisian linguistics; patterns in the formation of Frisisan personal names.
dr. W. (Willem) Visser
Contact
w.visser rug.nl
Function
Lecturer
Field / Discipline
Syntax, theoretical linguistics, pragmatics


dr. M. (Mark) de Vries
Contact
mark.de.vries rug.nl
+31 50 36 33688
Function
Associate professor
Field / Discipline
Ancient Greek linguistics; Ancient Greek Literature; Discourse Analysis
prof. dr. G.C. (Gerry) Wakker
Contact
g.c.wakker rug.nl
+31 50 36 38192
Function
Professor of Ancient Greek Language and Literature
drs. A.C. (Aletta) Westra-Hofstee
Contact
a.c.westra-hofstee rug.nl
+31 50 36 37413
Function
Study Advisor Communication and Information Studies, Information Science, Dutch language and literature, Minorities & Multilingualism / Frisian language and culture
No picture available
Contact
w.m.a.j.wijnhoven rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Film and Media Technology, Experimental Media Archaeology, Film Phenomenology, Curatorial Studies and Museology, English Literature and Linguistics, Content Creation, Digital and Social Media, Visual Media, Online Marketing 
N.K. (Nina) Yakimova, MA
Contact
n.yakimova rug.nl
Function
Content and Social Media Specialist
Syntax, linguistic typology
prof. dr. C.J.W. (Jan-Wouter) Zwart
Contact
c.j.w.zwart rug.nl
+31 50 36 35975
Function
Professor of theoretical linguistics
Field / Discipline
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