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Staff members with discipline 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

speech motor control, Parkinson's disease, motor speech disorders, voice, speech acoustics, psychoacoustics
D. (Defne) Abur, Dr
Contact
d.abur rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor of Speech and Speech Technology
Field / Discipline
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
dr. S. (Seçkin) Arslan, PhD
Contact
seckin.arslan rug.nl
Function
Researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow)
Field / Discipline
M. (Martijn) Bartelds, MA
Contact
m.bartelds rug.nl
Function
PhD-candidate
Computational Semantics, Computational Humanities, Conversational Interfaces.
prof. dr. J. (Johan) Bos
Contact
johan.bos rug.nl
Function
Professor of Computational Semantics
Dialectometry
Phonetics
Sociolinguistics
Methodology and statistics
R.S.S.J. (Raoul) Buurke, MA
Contact
raoul.buurke rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
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 + Director of the MSc. Voice Technology
- Clinical linguistics and neurolinguistics: developmental language disorders, aphasia, and dementia (characterizing impairments and predictors of response to treatment).
- Psycholinguistics: lexical-semantic and morphosyntactic processing.
- Neuroscientific methods: tDCS (transcranial direct current stimulation), structural MRI, ERPs.
V.M. (Vânia) Correia de Aguiar, PhD
Contact
vania.de.aguiar rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
I am a discourse analyst and interactional sociolinguist primarily interested in health and language, and more specifically in health and the media, food and health, and the body in health discourses. Secondarily, I am also interested in sibling interaction.
J.H.M. (Jana) Declercq, Dr
Contact
j.h.m.declercq rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
B.E. (Bianca) Dijkstra
Contact
b.e.dijkstra rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
As Dr. Maria Mazzoli's PhD student in the framework of the SHADES project, we will conduct similar experiments on two different languages: Plains Cree (Algonquian, Canada) and Mapudungun (Isolate, Chili/Argentina) with the aim of better understanding the phenomenon of productivity within the verb complex.
M. (Margaux) Dubuis, MA
Contact
m.dubuis rug.nl
Function
PhD Student
Field / Discipline
South America, Indigenous languages, migration, coffee, cocaine
N.Q. Emlen, PhD
Contact
n.q.emlen rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor of Language & Culture
Dutch as a second language (Nt2), Second language acquisition, CALL, Testing
Language and education, E-learning (SpeakApps, EU LLP 2010-2014), Online taalonderwijs (Online Dutch, E-learning Language centre) / Drupal voor e-learning, LMOOCs (Introduction to Dutch - futurelearn.com)
Intercultural competences and language skills (Magicc, EU LLP 2011-2014)

drs. J. (Jeroen) van Engen
Contact
j.van.engen rug.nl
Function
Head of Modern Foreign Languages
auditory perception, (clinical) linguistics, phonetics / phonology, speech prosody
dr. M.K. (Marita) Everhardt
Contact
m.k.everhardt rug.nl
Function
Data steward
Aphasia & Apraxia of Speech
No picture available
Contact
j.f.feiken rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
- Language and social interaction
- Questionnaire design and research methodology
drs. J.K. (Jeffry) Frikken
Contact
j.k.frikken rug.nl
+31 50 36 35858
Function
Lecturer Communication and Information Studies
My research interest is in language technology, especially speech recognition of figurative languages. Linguistic fields such as pragmatics/semantics and phonology are also what I'm enthusiastic about.
No picture available
Contact
xiyuan.gao rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Multilingualism, sociolinguistics, dialectology, language variation, Scandinavian linguistics, experimental linguistics
C.S. (Charlotte) Gooskens, Dr
Contact
c.s.gooskens rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor with ius promovendi
Field / Discipline
aphasia, everyday interaction, spontaneous speech, liveliness, comprehensibility, enactment
dr. R. (Rimke) Groenewold
Contact
r.groenewold rug.nl
Function
Post-doc
Field / Discipline
Second language development, writing, EMI
No picture available
Contact
p.g.heisterkamp rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
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, PhD
Contact
n.h.hilton rug.nl
+31 50 36 39462
Function
Associate Professor
Linguistics, Child language, Serious Gaming, Syntax, Semantics and Cognition
dr. B. (Bart) Hollebrandse
Contact
b.hollebrandse rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor (tenured)
Field / Discipline
Language and Speech Technology, Speech Synthesis, Under-resourced Languages, Digital Language Diversity, Minoritised Languages
drs. F.J. (Frank) Hopwood
Contact
f.j.hopwood rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Sociolinguistics, Minority languages, Indigenous Languages, Language Revitalisation, Multilingualism, Language attitudes and ideologies, Collaborative Research.
M.I. (Marcela) Huilcán Herrera, MA
Contact
m.i.huilcan.herrera rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Conversation Analysis / Multimodal Communication / Health Communication
prof. dr. M. (Mike) Huiskes
Contact
m.huiskes rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor
Field / Discipline
Psycholinguistics, language acquisition, pragmatics, perspective taking
No picture available
Contact
v.hukker rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Cognitive modelling
S.M. (Stephen) Jones, PhD
Contact
s.m.jones rug.nl
Function
FSE Fellow (Postdoc)
Field / Discipline
Neurological language and speech disorders in adults
prof. dr. R. (Roel) Jonkers
Contact
r.jonkers rug.nl
+31 50 36 36129
Function
full professor in Neurolinguistics
Field / Discipline
Minority languages, language endangerment and revitalisation
Language prestige, attitudes and ideologies
External history of Romance languages
French linguistics, French regional languages, Occitan and Catalan
dr. A.D.E. (Aurélie) Joubert, PhD
Contact
a.d.e.joubert rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor Language and Society (French)
Psycholinguistics, Music Cognition, Speech Prosody
Eye-tracking, Pupillometry, Growth Curve Analysis
E.C. (Elif Canseza) Kaplan
Contact
e.c.kaplan umcg.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
No picture available
Contact
t.v.kassenberg rug.nl
+31 6 1533 3479
Function
Instructor English linguistics and applied linguistics
Field / Discipline
Phonetics
Phonology
Morphology
Dialectology and language history (of German)
W. (Wolfgang) Kehrein, Dr
Contact
w.kehrein rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
Sociolinguistics
Sociophonetics
Language variation
Language change
Language contact
Language, gender and sexuality
Scandinavian languages (Norwegian, Faroese)
dr. R.M. (Remco) Knooihuizen
Contact
r.m.knooihuizen rug.nl
+31 50 36 35835
Function
Assistant Professor in English Language and Linguistics
Field / Discipline
Neurolinguistics, Development of tools for diagnosis/treatment of language disorders
D.A. (Dörte) de Kok, Dr
Contact
d.a.de.kok rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
Language Acquisition/Development
Cognitive Modelling
dr. A.M.B. (Anna) de Koster
Contact
a.m.b.de.koster rug.nl
+31 50 36 32692
Function
Academic Advisor Physics and Applied Physics
dr. S.J.M. (Sanne) Kuijper
Contact
s.j.m.kuijper rug.nl
+31 50 36 36681
Function
Teacher/Researcher
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
Dyslexia; Clinical Neuropsychology; Neuroscience; Speech-Language Patrhology
prof. dr. B.A.M. (Ben) Maassen
Contact
b.a.m.maassen rug.nl
+31 50 36 35858
Function
Emeritus Professor & Clinical Neuropsychologist
Field / Discipline
Semantics, Pragmatics, Philosophy of Language, see https://sites.google.com/site/emarmaier/
dr. E. (Emar) Maier
Contact
e.maier rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
María Isabel Marín Morales is PhD Candidate of European Culture and Literature (University of Groningen). PhD Researcher in the Research Theme Group Data Science, Culture & Social Change at Research Centre for the Study of Democratic Cultures and Politics (DemCP, RUG). Also, currently, she collaborates as a researcher at the Sociolinguistic Studies Group of the Faculty of Communications and Philology and as a co-investigator at the Research Incubator Corpus Ex Machina, both at the University of Antioquia. Before starting doctoral studies at University of Groningen in 2022, she worked in Colombia at La Comisión para el Esclarecimiento de la Verdad, la Convivencia y la No repetición (CEV), Tecnológico de Antioquia and the Universidad Eafit. She is a Systems and Computer Engineer from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and M.Eng. from the same university.
M.I. (María Isabel) Marin Morales
Contact
m.i.marin.morales rug.nl
+31 6 1912 4922
Function
PhD student
A.F. (Alexander) Martin, Dr
Contact
alexander.martin rug.nl
Function
Assistant professor in phonology
Field / Discipline
Check out the website of team Language Learning - link below* task-based language teaching (TBLT)* second language acquisition (SLA)* second language (L2) pedagogy* digitally mediated L2 learning* alignment* eye-tracking
prof. dr. M.C. (Marije) Michel
Contact
m.c.michel rug.nl
Function
Full Professor - Chair of Language Learning
- Typical and Atypical Language Acquisition
- Cognitive Development
- Eye-Tracking
- Language Disorders 
- Language Processing
- Experimental Pragmatics
- Formal Semantics 
I. (Irene) Mognon
Contact
i.mognon rug.nl
+31 50 36 36683
Function
Lecturer/PhD Candidate
Second Language Acquisition, Audiovisual input, Captioning, CALL, Individual differences
A. (Anastasia) Pattemore, PhD
Contact
a.pattemore rug.nl
Function
Post-doc
Field / Discipline
S.C. (Simone) Pentermann, MA
Contact
s.c.pentermann rug.nl
Function
Dutch language teacher / Junior educational development officer
Field / Discipline
S. (Srdjan) Popov, PhD
Contact
s.popov rug.nl
+31 50 36 33026
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
Argumentation theory, health communication, metaphor studies, pragmatics, rhetoric
dr. L. (Lotte) van Poppel
Contact
l.van.poppel rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
speech motor control, speech and Parkinson's disease, articulography, ultrasound tongue imaging
T. (Teja) Rebernik, MA
Contact
t.rebernik rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
M.V.S. (Merel) van Rees Vellinga, MA
Contact
m.v.s.van.rees.vellinga rug.nl
+31 50 36 32269
Function
Field / Discipline
Neurolinguistics
A. Reinders
Contact
a.reinders rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
topics: language acquisition, sentence processing, context
techniques: cognitive modeling, eye-tracking, EEG
statistics: nonlinear mixed regression analysis (GAMMs)
dr. J.C. (Jacolien) van Rij-Tange
Contact
j.c.van.rij rug.nl
+31 50 36 39864
Function
Assistant professor
Field / Discipline
Bilingualism/bilingual experiences, cognitive aging, Alzheimer's Disease, (resting-state) EEG, functional brain activity
J. (Janine) Rook, MSc
Contact
j.rook rug.nl
Function
PhD Candidate
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
Conversation Analysis, Interactional Linguistics, Institutional interaction, Multimodal interaction
dr. N. (Nynke) van Schepen
Contact
n.van.schepen rug.nl
Function
Lecturer
Psycholinguistics
Sociolinguistics
Phonetics
Experimental linguistics
English as Medium of Instruction (EMI)
Scandinavian languages
A. (Anja) Schüppert, Dr
Contact
a.schueppert rug.nl
Function
Associate professor
Field / Discipline
D.P. (Daan) van Soeren, MA
Contact
d.p.van.soeren rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
No picture available
Contact
m.tang rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Speech Therapy, Clinical linguistics, Neurolinguistics, Speech-Music Therapy
No picture available
Contact
m.van.tellingen rug.nl
+31 6 5554 2174
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
(Clinical) phonetics, articulation, tongue- and oral cancer, speech motor control, motor equivalence strategies, clinical linguistics
T.B. (Thomas) Tienkamp, MA
Contact
t.b.tienkamp rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Psycho/Neurolinguistics, Clinical Linguistics
Acquired Language Disorders (aphasia), bi/multilingualism
Electroencephalogram (EEG) applications in linguistics, Language Modelling
S.D. (Suzan) Tokac
Contact
s.d.tokac rug.nl
Function
Teacher at the AI Department
Field / Discipline
Topics: Speech and Language Technology| Clinical population (with impaired speech)| Psycho/Neurolinguistics
Techniques: Machine Learning, Electroencephalography (EEG) experiments, Behavioral techniques
F. (Frank) Tsiwah, PhD
Contact
f.tsiwah rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
Second language acquisition, second language teaching, English for academic purposes, sociolinguistics, phonetics and phonology, second language phonology
No picture available
Contact
a.c.vaatstra rug.nl
Function
Lecturer
- phonetics and phonology  
- speech prosody  
- speech perception and production  
dr. V. (Vass) Verkhodanova
Contact
v.verkhodanova rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Syntax, theoretical linguistics


dr. M. (Mark) de Vries
Contact
mark.de.vries rug.nl
+31 50 36 35858
Function
Associate professor
Field / Discipline
Articulography
Dialectometry
Statistics: mixed-effects regression
Statistics: generalized additive modeling
prof. dr. M.B. (Martijn) Wieling, MSc
Contact
m.b.wieling rug.nl
+31 6 3198 4084
Function
Professor by special appointment of Low Saxon / Groningen Language and Culture on behalf of the Stichting Groninger Universiteitsfonds | Associate Professor Information Science
Field / Discipline
Multimodality, Semiotics, Text and Discourse Analysis, Discourse Semantics, Media Analysis (films, comics, social media, games)
J. (Janina) Wildfeuer, Dr
Contact
j.wildfeuer rug.nl
+31 6 3198 4038
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
No picture available
Contact
o.yeter rug.nl
Function
PhD student
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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