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Linguistics and English Language

Academic staff

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.

Academic staff

Dr Maciej Baranowski

Professor Delia Bentley

Dr Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero

Professor Kersti Börjars

Dr Tine Breban

Dr Thea Cameron-Faulkner

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 Rodney Hermeston

Dr Wendell Kimper

Professor Andrew Koontz-Garboden

Dr Viktor Leggio

Professor Yaron Matras

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 Thanh Nyan
  • Dr George Walkden
  • Dr Nuria Yáñez-Bouza