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English Section

Please find below an overview of the permanent staff and on-call lecturers of the University of Groningen Language Centre English Section.

Annet Huisman
Annet Huisman

Annet Huisman

  • Head of the English Section
Tessa Hummel
Tessa Hummel

Tessa Hummel

  • English section support officer
  • Teacher of Spanish
  • englishsection@rug.nl
Arnoud Thüss
Arnoud Thüss


Arnoud Thüss

  • Lecturer in English
Athina Tsagdi
Athina Tsagdi

Athina Tsagdi

  • Lecturer in English
Carole Fuller
Carole Fuller

Carole Fuller

  • Lecturer in English
Emilia Johnson
Emilia Johnson

Emilia Johnson

  • Lecturer in English
Estelle Meima
Estelle Meima

Estelle Meima

  • Coordinator Testing and Assessment
  • Lecturer in English

'I am a puzzler by nature and love to experiment with techniques that not only aid but also motivate students in their language learning. I am forever interested in new techniques and experimenting with teaching methods, forms of assessments or computer assisted language learning.'

Hans Veenkamp
Hans Veenkamp

Hans Veenkamp

  • Lecturer in English
Iris van Dommele
Iris van Dommele

Iris van Dommele

  • Lecturer in English
James Doherty
James Doherty

James Doherty

  • Lecturer in English

'For me teaching is all about enthusiasm, inspiration and motivation blended with a generous helping of creativity. '

Jane Mahoney
Jane Mahoney

Jane Mahoney

  • Lecturer in English
Janene van Loon
Janene van Loon

Janene van Loon

  • Lecturer in English
  • Course Coordinator

'M y area of expertise at the Language Centre is teaching "Academic Skills in English.'

Kendra Hare
Kendra Hare

Kendra Hare

  • Lecturer in English
Magdalena Beynon
Magdalena Beynon

Magdalena Beynon

  • Lecturer in English
Marrit Faber
Marrit Faber

Marrit Faber

  • Lecturer in English
  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Matthew Drury
Matthew Drury

Matthew Drury

  • Lecturer in English
Miryam Wijnhoven
Miryam Wijnhoven

Miryam Wijnhoven

  • Lecturer in English
Nienke Houtzager
Nienke Houtzager

Nienke Houtzager

  • Lecturer in English
Piet van der Laan
Piet van der Laan

Piet van der Laan

  • Lecturer in English

Ruben Comadina Granson
Ruben Comadina Granson

Ruben Comadina Granson

  • Lecturer in English and Spanish

'Having lived and studied both English and Spanish in the Americas, I am fully aware of the importance of language learning and cultural competency to bridge barriers in today’s global society.'

Seyit Ömar
Seyit Ömar

Seyit Ömar

  • Lecturer in English
Wim Tommassen
Wim Tommassen

Wim Tommassen

  • Lecturer in English

'If people can understand each other, they will reject conflict and work together more closely.'

Yolande Pot
Yolande Pot

Yolande Pot

  • Lecturer in English
  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
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