Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

For students

On this page you will find 1) general information on how to contact me as a potential thesis supervisor, 2) a document with guidelines and recommendations on term papers and theses in linguistics and 3) a list of courses I offer.
Form of inquiry for thesis supervision in 3 steps:
  1. If you are looking for a topic and supervisor for your bachelor’s or master’s thesis, the first step is to check the essential information available on our department’s website, including a list of potential supervisors
  2. If you are considering the possibility of pursuing your thesis under my supervision, please first read "Term Papers and Theses in Linguistics: Guidelines and Recommendations", and then 
  3. submit an inquiry via email with the subject line "inquiry for thesis supervision - your full name" and the following details:
    • what subjects you study and in which semester
    • what linguistic courses you have taken so far, and what linguistic courses you have taken under my instruction, and in which semester
    • 1 or 2 possible topics in order of preference, each with a short reference list of 1-2 papers, and
    • a preliminary time plan.
 
List of courses:

Sociolinguistics (Module 5)

Pragmatics (Module 6)

Empirical English Linguistics (Module 11/12)

Pragmatics (Module 6)

Empirical English Linguistics (Module 11/12)

Grammar and Social Meaning (MA for Linguistics; Master of Education)

Sociolinguistics (Module 5)

Experimental Pragmatics (Module 12)

Emotive markers across languages: meaning, modeling and processing (MA for Linguistics; Master of Education)

Sociolinguistics (Module 5)

Experimental Pragmatics (Module 12)

Introduction to Linguistics (Module 1)

Research Methods (Module 10)

Presupposition and Implicature (Module 11)

Introduction to Linguistics (Module 1)

English Historical Linguistics and Dialectology (Module 5)

Presupposition and Implicature (Module 11)

Introduction to Linguistics (Module 1)

English Historical Linguistics and Dialectology (Module 5)

Word Learning (Module 12)