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Chair group Language and Society

Language specialty

Emily Davis

PhD Candidate, Lecturer

Sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, language policy and multilingualism, identity


Janet M. Fuller

Full professor, chair

Sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, multilingualism


Charlotte Gooskens

Associate Professor

Sociolinguistics, multilingualism, language variation, dialectology, experimental linguistics, English as a Lingua Franca

Bob de Jonge

Associate Professor

Functional Linguistics

Spanish, Italian, Portuguese

Aurelie Joubert

Assistant Professor

Sociolinguistics, language attitudes and ideologies, language policy and planning, language endangerment and revitalisation

English, French

Wolfgang Kehrein

Assistant Professor

Phonetics, Phonology, (German) language variation and change

Assistant Professor
Sociolinguistics, language and gender, critical discourse analysis

Anja Schüppert

Associate Professor

Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Phonetics


Vincenzo Tabacco


Language and Society, Structure and Variation, Historical Linguistics


Affiliated members

Name Position Expertise Language specialty

Elizaveta Gaufman

Assistant Professor

international relations, political theory, sociolinguistics, Russia, Post-Soviet space

Russian, English

Remco Knooihuizen

Assistant Professor (English Language & Culture)

sociolinguistics, sociophonetics, language variation, language change, English as a Lingua Franca

English, Dutch
Audrey Rousse-Malpat

Assistant Professor

Second language acquisition, Dynamic Usage-based inspired pedagogy, innovations in L2 teaching

French, English, Dutch
Daan van Soeren

External PhD researcher

Phonology, Columbia School Linguistics

Dutch, English, Spanish

Rasmus Steinkrauss

Assistant Professor (Applied Linguistics)

Cognitive Linguistics, Language Development, Psycholinguistics

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