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Meet the people that make up our of Linguistics and English Language department.

The department of Linguistics and English Language has a diverse staff, working in a wide range of different areas. To find staff working in your area of interest, see the research area keywords below.

Academic staff

Dr Maciej Baranowski

Professor Delia Bentley

Dr Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero

Professor Kersti Börjars

Dr Tine Breban

Dr Valentina Brunetto

Dr Thea Cameron-Faulkner

Dr Aurélie Cauchard

Dr Martina Faller

Dr Lauren Fonteyn

  • Lecturer in Historical Linguistics
  • Research areas: Historical Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Functional Linguistics, Construction Grammar, Language change and evolution
  • Email: lauren.fonteyn@manchester.ac.uk

Professor Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen

Dr Marije van Hattum

  • Lecturer in English Language
  • Research areas: historical sociolinguistics, language variation and change, corpus linguistics
  • Email: marije.vanhattum@manchester.ac.uk

Dr Yuni Kim

Dr Wendell Kimper

Dr Andrew Koontz-Garboden

Professor Yaron Matras

Dr Thanh Nyan

  • Senior Lecturer in French Studies
  • Research areas: Context, Discourse markers, Biolinguistics, Procedural meaning
  • Email: t.nyan@manchester.ac.uk

Dr Andrea Nini

  • Lecturer in English Language
  • Research areas: Forensic linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Corpus linguistics, Register variation, Stylistics, Idiolect, Quantitative linguistics
  • Email: andrea.nini@manchester.ac.uk

Professor John Payne

Professor Eva Schultze-Berndt

Dr Patrycja Strycharczuk

Dr Julio Villa-García

Dr James Williams

Emeriti

Honorary Research Fellows

  • Dr George Walkden
  • Dr Nuria Yáñez-Bouza