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English Linguistics

+49 521 106-3648  
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Office Hours

Office hours: by individual appointment via e-mail.

Please note that I will be on paternity leave from September 16, 2021 to April 15, 2022 - I will not be available via phone and only have limited access to my email during this time. Also, I cannot supervise any new papers or theses during this time! Thank you for your understanding!

For urgent matters in the BM3 of the Anglistik bachelor programs, please contact Dr. Vivian Gramley.
For urgent matters in the GM1 of the Anglistik MA program, please contact Prof. Dr. Gigi Adair.

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Curriculum Vitae

  • 2016 - M.A. British & American Studies @ Bielefeld University (M.A. thesis titled Vowels in Namibian English: Investigating the NURSE-WORK Vowel Split)
  • 2013 - B.A. British & American Studies; Linguistics @ Bielefeld University
  • 2011 - ISEP Exchange @ Iowa State University, IA, USA

Current research topics

PhD Research: Digital Communication & English(es) in Namibia - Namibian Englishes on YouTube

Research interests: World Englishes: English(es) in Namibia, Southern African Varieties of English; Phonetics & Phonology; Computer-Mediated Communication; Digital Ethnography

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