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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

Schrijfvaardigheid, tekstkwaliteit, feedback(verwerking)
J.E.J. (Jochem) Aben, MA
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PhD student
J. (Juan) Alba Duran, MA
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Lecturer and Researcher
cognitive processes, writing models, keystroke logging, text production processes, writing strategies
dr. V.M. (Veerle) Baaijen
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Lecturer and researcher
G. (Guillem) Belmar Viernes, MA
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English for Academic Purposes
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A. (Ana) Bosnic, MA
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PhD student / Exchange Officer
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V.H. (Vincent) Boswijk
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PhD student
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
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Head of MFL (Modern Foreign Languages)
Digital Literary Stylistics. Statistical parsing.
A.W. (Andreas) van Cranenburgh, PhD
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Assistant professor Digital Humanities and Information Sciences
Multilingualism and education
J. (Joana) Da Silveira Duarte, PhD
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Assistant professor
Old English literature and language, Middle English literature and language, History of the English Language
dr. C. (Kees) Dekker
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Senior Lecturer in Older English Literature and Culture
teacher-child interactions; language and literacy development; Early Childhood Education and Care; discourse analysis; cultural diversity in education; differentiation
dr. M.I. (Marjolein) Deunk
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Assistant professor / researcher
Taalverwerving, vertaalwetenschap, geschiedenis van de Italiaanse film.
drs. M.E. (Maaike) Dicke
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mr. J.F. (James) Doherty
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Lecturer in English
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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
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Senior lecturer in Dutch
- (acoustic and clinical) phonetics and phonology
- speech prosody
- speech perception and production
- second language speech
M.K. (Marita) Everhardt, MA
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PhD student
Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Multilingualism
Language and literacy devlopment
Language testing
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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
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Lecturer
Linguistics, semantics, pragmatics, language development, cognitive science, language and autism
prof. dr. P. (Petra) Hendriks
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Professor of Semantics and Cognition
Citizen Science, Sociolinguistics, Experimental Linguistics, Phonetics,
dr. N.H. (Nanna) Hilton
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Associate Professor
Literature, Modernism and Women's Travel Writing
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Lecturer
Semantics and History of the Dutch Language, especially from 1700 onwards
prof. dr. J. (Jack) Hoeksema
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Professor of Dutch Linguistics
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Psycholinguistics,  foreign language acquisition, academic writing
dr. N. (Nienke) Houtzager
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Lecturer in English
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Spaanse taalkunde
T.H. (Tessa) Hummel, MA
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Use of ICT in teaching and learning, especially in teaching and learning of foreign/second languages
dr. S. (Sake) Jager
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Head / Project Manager ICT & Education
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J.F. (Judith) Jansma
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Lecturer & PhD Candidate
drs. M. (Michelle) de Jong
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Teacher Educator Spanish/student advisor
Spanish, Italian Sociolinguistics
dr. R. (Bob) de Jonge
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Associate Professor
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Instructor English linguistics and applied linguistics
Bilingualism, Bilingual processing, first language attrition, bilingualism and cognitive aging, second language pedagogy
prof. dr. M.C.J. (Merel) Keijzer
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Professor of English Linguistics and English as a Second Language (ESL) / Rosalind Franklin Fellow
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dr. D.A. (Dörte) de Kok
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Assistant Professor
- Teaching of and research in (the teaching of) academic and professional communication | subtheme's: design of functional writing tasks; writing, reflection and learning; feedback and assessment.
- Also: coaching, training and faculty development in higher education | project management | conference organisation.
- Van Kruiningen Tekst&Training: http://www.vankruiningen.com / linkedin.com/in/jacquelinevankruiningen.

dr. J.F. (Jacqueline ) van Kruiningen
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Lecturer and researcher
medieval and early modern philosophy; philosophy of language and mind; metaphysics; epistemology
prof. dr. M. (Martin) Lenz
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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
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teacher of Dutch as a second language
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Syntaxis, theoretische linguïstiek
C.G. (Charlotte) Lindenbergh
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PhD Candidate
Psycholinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Research Methodology, Basic Statistics, Eye Tracking, Event-Related Potentials 
dr. H. (Hanneke) Loerts
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Assistant Professor
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Teaching interests include English for Academic Purposes, specifically English for students of International and European Law and International Business and Management students.  Furthermore, teaching English as a second language, verbal, presentation and writing skills.

Holds: UTQ
English, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
prof. dr. W.M. (Wander) Lowie
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Professor
Help and support to improve the English language skills.
The International Classroom project.
Internationalization. Exchange programmes. Marketing.
dr. G.E. (Liesbeth) Muda
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English Teacher / Coach
My full academic page is here
prof. dr. M. (Malvina) Nissim
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Adjunct Professor, Computational Linguistics and Society
Neurolinguistics
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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
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Senior Lecturer
A.M. (Mara) van der Ploeg, MA
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PhD student
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Old Frisian, Frisian language history
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Discourse & Communication
prof. dr. G. (Gisela) Redeker
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Professor of Communication Studies
Second Language Acquisition
Foreign Language education
French linguistics and language development
A.L.M. (Audrey) Rousse-Malpat
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PhD student
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
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Assistant Professor Middle Eastern Studies
drs. N. (Nienke) Smit
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Teacher Educator - Methodology of Teaching English, PhD candidate
L1 and L2 development
Usage-based / Cognitive Linguistics
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Assistant Professor
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Discourse studies, text linguistics, stylistics, cognitive linguistics
dr. N.M. (Ninke) Stukker
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universitair docent
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Instructor
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foreign language didactics, foreign language aquisition
Topics: target language use, grammar instruction, teaching materials
dr. M.A. (Marjon) Tammenga-Helmantel
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Teacher Educator German; researcher foreign language pedagogy
Second language acquisition, second language teaching, English for academic purposes, phonetics and phonology, second language phonology, sociolinguistics
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Lecturer
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- phonetics and phonology  
- speech prosody  
- speech perception and production  
V. (Vass) Verkhodanova, MA
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PhD student
English language and second language acquisition
prof. dr. M.H. (Marjolijn) Verspoor
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Interim Professor of Language Learning
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Multilangualism
Language Acquisition
Bookclubs
Public engagement
drs. S.J. (Saskia) Visser
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Projectleader for Science Shop Language, Culture and Communication/Policy officer Public Engagement
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Syntax, theoretical linguistics


dr. M. (Mark) de Vries
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Associate professor
Ancient Greek linguistics
prof. dr. G.C. (Gerry) Wakker
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Professor of Ancient Greek Linguistics
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drs. A.C. (Aletta) Westra-Hofstee
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Study Advisor Communication and Information Studies, Information Science, Dutch language and literature, Minorities & Multilingualism / Frisian language and culture
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Research in teaching methodology, teachting literature, teacher training, differentiation, curriculum development
dr. T.C.H. (Theo) Witte
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Senior lecturer (teaching Dutch language & literature), Researcher, Teacher trainer
Syntax, linguistic typology
prof. dr. C.J.W. (Jan-Wouter) Zwart
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Professor of theoretical linguistics
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