Current PhD students
Read about the theses and research interests of some of our current PhD students' in Linguistics and English Language.
- Fernanda Barrientos Contreras - 'Probabilistic modeling of L2 speech perception' (supervised by Yuni Kim and Wendell Kimper).
- Mary Begley - 'Ne eom ic wod: A diachronic analysis of the semantic field of madness in English' (supervised by David Denison and David Matthews).
- Simone De Cia - 'At the Edge of Ladin, Venetan, and Friulian: A Morpho-Syntactic Study of Two Dialect Areas in the South-Eastern Part of the Province of Belluno (Sovramontino and Lamonat) and in North-Western Part of the Province of Udine (Fornese di Sopra)'.
- Kathleen Easlick - 'Language Policies in a Changing Europe: Regional and immigrant languages in multi-sited comparisons' (supervised by Yaron Matras and Yuni Kim).
- Heidi Reid - 'The TMA system of Bastimentos Creole English' (supervised by Eva Schultze-Berndt and Delia Bentley).
Further themes explored
- Mohammed Jasim - 'Refusals of Requests by Iraqi EFL Learners' (supervised by Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen and Yaron Matras).
- Safiah Madkhali - 'A linguistic study of Cognate Object Constructions in Arabic' (supervised by Kersti Börjars and John Payne).
- Victoria Stampone - 'The micro-variation exhibited by passives and impersonal constructions in the dialects of Italy' (supervised by Delia Bentley and John Payne).
- Victoria Thomas - 'Auxiliary ellipsis in Early Modern German: synchrony and diachrony' (supervised by Kersti Börjars and George Walkden).