Prof. Dr. Remus Gergel

Chair of English Linguistics


Tel.: +49-(0)681-302-3309
Email: remus.gergel(at)
Building A 5.3, room 2.10

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Qualifications, recent positions:

  • Dissertation, University of Tübingen, 2005
  • Postdoc, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • Habilitation, University of Tübingen, 2010
  • Acting professor, University of Göttingen, 2010/11
  • Professor, University of Graz,  2012-2016
  • Professor, Saarland University, since 2016 



Areas of main interest, research specialization:

  • Semantics, syntax and their interface(s) (varieties, morphology, information structure etc.)
  • Language change - corpus linguistics and theoretical modeling of historical processes
  • Germanic, Romance and comparative linguistics, language typology
  • Comparative semantics & syntax
  • Experimental linguistics




Books and edited volumes

  • 5. Gergel, R., Reich, I. & A. Speyer. (2022) Particles in German, English and Beyond. Part of the Studies in Language Companion Series series. John Benjamins Publishing Co.  Publisher 
  • 4. Gergel, R. & J. Watkins. (2020) Quantification and Scales in Change. Volume based on papers presented at Formal Diachronic Semantics 2. Language Science Press. Publisher 
  • 3. Gergel, R. & A. Blümel. (2015) Proceedings of the Seventh Conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis - SinFonIJA VII. Grazer Linguistische Studien, Volume 83. Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz. Publisher


  • 2. Beck, S. & R. Gergel. (2014) Contrasting English and German Grammar: An Introduction to Syntax and Semantics. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. Publisher



  • 1. (2009) Modality and Ellipsis: Diachronic and Synchronic Evidence. Series Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. [=Published & revised version of dissertation listed below] Publisher [References: pdf]




Published articles and selected further contributions

[C] = conference proceedings; [H/O] = handbook article or overview; [J] = journal article; [R] = other type of reviewed article; [M] = manuscript/work in progress

  • 49. [C] Kopf M. & R. Gergel (2023)  Annotating Decomposition in Time: Three Approaches for Again. In Proceedings of the 17th Linguistic Annotation Workshop (LAW-XVII), pages 129–135, Toronto, Canada. Association for Computational Linguistics.
  • 48. [H/O] Gergel, R. & S. Cyrino (forth.) On the diachrony of ellipsis. Ms. Saarland University/U. Campinas, Under contract for The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Diachronic Linguistics, ed. by E. Aldridge, A. Breitbarth, K. E. Kiss, A. Ledgeway, J. Salmons, & A. Simonenko. Initial Draft

  • 47. [C] Gergel, R., M. Puhl, S. Dampfhofer & E. Onea (2023) The rise and particularly fall of presuppositions: Evidence from duality in universals. Proceedings of Experiments in Linguistic Meaning 2. Linguistic Society of America, 72-82. Publication Link

  • 46. (2022) On developing a human diachronic simulation paradigm. Invited talk at Formal Diachronic Semantics 7. 

  • 45. [R]  (2022) Cyclicity effects in the development of presuppositions. Ms. Saarland University. Under review.  Draft

  • 44.  [H/O] Gergel, R., I. Reich & A. Speyer (2022) Particles: a brief synchronic, diachronic and contrastive introduction. In Particles in German, English and Beyond ed. by R. Gergel, I. Reich & A. Speyer. John Benjamins, 1-23. [Prepublication draft: pdf].

  • 43. [R] Puhl, M. & R. Gergel (2022) Final though.  In Particles in German, English and Beyond, ed. by R. Gergel, I. Reich & A. Speyer, John Benjamins, 177-208. [Prepublication draft: pdf].

  • 42. [C] Gergel, R., M. Kopf-Giammanco & M. Puhl (2021) Simulating semantic change: a methodological note. In Proceedings of Experiments in Linguistic Meaning (ELM) 1, Andrea Beltrama, Florian Schwarz & Anna Papafragou (eds.). 184-196. University of Pennsylvania: LSA. [Publisher with direct access to article: pdf].
  • 41. [J] Gergel, R. & M. Kopf-Giammanco (2021) 'Sich ausgehen': On modalizing go constructions in Austrian German. Canadian Journal of Linguistics: 66: 141-190.   [Publisher] [Prepublication draft:pdf]
  • 40. [C]  (2020) Sich ausgehen: Actuality entailments and further notes from the perspective of an Austrian German motion verb construction. Proceedings of the LSA 5(2): 5-15. (Linguistic Society of America). [Publication: pdf]
  • 39. [H/O] Gergel, R. & J. Watkins (2020) "Editors' Preface." In Quantification and Scales in Change,  ed. by R. Gergel & J. Watkins. Language Science Press.
  • 38. [R] Gergel, R. & D. Ferguson (2019) "'Done Gone': On Expressivity in the Perfect in African American English". Proceedings of the Sixth Conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis - SinFonIJA 6. B. Stankovic, A. Janic (eds.), 177-196. Publication Link
  • 37. [C] Gergel, R. & S. Nickles (2019) Almost in Early and Late Modern English: Turning on the parametric screw (but not tightly enough to change a parameter). In A. Gattnar, R. Hörnig, M. Störzer & S. Featherston (Eds.) (2019) Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence 2018: Experimental Data Drives Linguistic Theory. Tübingen: University of Tübingen, 282-293.  Publication Link
  • 36. [C] Gergel, R., M. Kopf-Giammanco & J. Masloh (2017) "Surprisal and Satisfaction: Towards an Information-theoretic Characterization of Presuppositions with a Diachronic Application". In  Proceedings of IWCS 2017 - 12th International Conference on Computational Semantics.  Publication Link
  • 35. [J] (2017) "Interface interactions in the English iterative cycle". In Linguistica Brunensia 65: 51-65  [Publication link:  pdf]
  • 34. [R] (2017) "Dimensions of variation in Old English modals." In M.L. Rivero, A. Arregui, A. Salanova, (eds.), 179-207. Oxford University Press. [Prepublication draft: pdf]
  • 33. [H] Axel-Tober, K. & R. Gergel (2016) "Modality and mood in formal syntactic approaches." The Oxford Handbook of Mood and Modality, J. Nuyts & J. van der Auwera (eds.). 473-494. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • 32. [R] (2016) "Modality and gradation: Comparing the sequel of developments in 'rather' and 'eher' ". In The linguistic Cycle Continued, ed. by Elly van Gelderen. 319-350. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. [Prepublication draft: pdf]
  • 31. [C] Gergel, R., A. Blümel & M. Kopf (2016) "Another heavy road of decompositionality: notes from a dying adverb". Proceedings of PLC 39, 109-118, 2016. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics: Vol. 22.
  • 30. [J] Beck, S. & R. Gergel (2015) "The diachronic semantics of English again." Natural Language Semantics 23: 157-203. [Publisher: html]
  • 29. [J] Gergel, R. & S. Beck (2015) "Early Modern English again - A corpus study and semantic analysis."English Language and Linguistics, 19: 27-47. [Publisher via FirstView 2014: html]
  • 28. [H/O] Gergel, R. & A. Blümel (2015) "Introduction." Proceedings of the Seventh Conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis - SinFonIJA VII.
  • 27. [R] (2014) "Most historically" Language Change at the Syntax-semantics Interface. C. Gianollo, A. Jäger, D. Penka (eds.) Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 101-123. [Publisher: html, prepublication draft: pdf]
  • 26. [C] Gergel, R. & P. Stateva (2014) "A decompositional analysis of almost: Bringing together diachronic and experimental comparative evidence." [Preproceedings of Linguistic Evidence 2014, 150-156: Univ. Tübingen.]
  • 25. [C] (2011) "Structure-sensitivity in actuality: notes from a class of preference expressions" University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 17.1. [Publisher with direct access to article: pdf]
  • 24. (2010) "From Comparisons to Preferences: Investigations in Modeling Variation, Change, and Continuity at the Syntax-Semantics Interface." Cumulative Habilitationsschrift, University of Tübingen.
  • 23. [R] (2010) "Towards notions of comparative continuity in English and French." In Continuity and Change in Grammar, Anne Breitbarth, Chris Lucas, Sheila Watts, David Willis, (eds). AmsterdamPhiladelphia: John Benjamins, 119-143. [Prepublication draft: pdf]
  • 22. [R] (2010) "On the realization of LF-binding in some degree dependencies." RLLT 2. Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory, Selected papers from Going Romance Groningen 2008, ed. by Reineke Bok-Bennema, Brigitte Kampers-Manhe & Bart Hollebrandse, 105-123. [Publisher: html]
  • 21. [J] (2010) "Motivating certain variation patterns in degree constructions: semantics meets grammaticalization." Poznan Studies in Contemporary Linguistics. [Publisher with direct access to article: html]
  • 20. [J] Gergel, R. & C. Cunha (2010) "Modalidade e Inferências do Mundo Real em Português Europeu." RASAL Linguística - Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de Linguística, 111-127. [Publisher: html]
  • 19. [J] Beck, S., S. Krasikova, D. Fleischer, R. Gergel, S. Hofstetter, C. Savelsberg, J. Vanderelst & E. Villalta (2009) "Cross-linguistic variation in comparison constructions." The Linguistic Variation Yearbook 9: 1-66. [Prepublication draft: pdf]
  • 18. [R] (2009) "Rather - On a modal cycle". In Cyclical Change, Elly van Gelderen (ed.). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 88. 243-264. [Prepublication draft: pdf; publisher: html]
  • 17. [R] (2009) "The little DE of degree constructions." In Little Words: Their History, Phonology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics and Acquisition, Héctor Campos, Ronald Leow & Donna Lardiere (eds.). Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press. [Publisher: html]
  • 16. [R] (2009) "Comparatives and types of þonne in Old English: Towards an integrated analysis of the data types in comparative derivations" In The Fruits of Empirical Linguistics; Volume 2: Product, Susanne Winkler & Sam Featherston (eds.). Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. [Publisher: html]
  • 15. [R] Gergel, R. & J. Hartmann (2009) "Experiencers with (un)willingness: A raising analysis of German wollen." In Advances in Comparative Germanic Syntax, Artemis Alexiadou, Jorge Hankamer, Justin Nugger, Thomas McFadden & Florian Schäfer (eds.). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 327-355. [Prepublication draft: pdf]
  • 14. [J] (2008) "Comparative inversion: A diachronic study." Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics 11. [Prepublication draft: pdf]
  • 13. [C] (2008) "How comparatives invert: Toward a new syntax with some history." In Proceedings of the 26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, Charles Chang & Hannah Haynie (eds.), Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. [Paper at WCCFL 2007: Paper freely available via: Cascadilla Proceedings Project; superseded by the JCGL paper on comparative inversion above]
  • 12. [C] (2008) "Comparatives and inversion: A (necessarily) diachronic account." In Proceedings of the 31st Penn Linguistic Colloquium, U. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics, Joshua Tauberer, Aviad Eilam & Laurel MacKenzie (eds.), PWPL 14.1. [Paper at PLC 2007; Paper freely available via Scholarly Commons Repository; related to the WCCFL material and superseded by the JCGL paper above]
  • 11. [C] (2008) "Comparative conservatism, syntactic radicalism? What’s history got to do with it." Pre-Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence 3, University of Tübingen.
  • 10. [R] Gergel, R., K. Gengel & S. Winkler. (2007) "Ellipsis and inversion: A feature-based focus account." In On Information Structure, Meaning and Form: Generalizations across Languages, Kerstin Schwabe & Susanne Winkler (eds.). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. [Publisher: html]
  • 9. [R] (2007) "Interpretable features in vP-ellipsis: On the licensing head." In ConSole 14, Sylvia Blaho, Luis Vicente, & Erik Schoorlemmer (eds.). ISSN: 1574-499X. Leiden University. [Publisher: html]
  • 8. [C] (2006) "Systematic silence on the rise: Diachronic developments in the licensing of vP ellipsis." Pre-Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence 2, Universität Tübingen.
  • 7. (2005) "Modality and Ellipsis: Diachronic and Synchronic Evidence." Doctoral dissertation, University of Tübingen.
  • 6. [J] (2004) "Short-distance reanalysis of English Modals: Evidence from ellipsis". Studia Linguistica 58.
  • 5. [C] Dvorak, B. & Gergel, R. (2004) "Slovenian clitics: VP ellipsis in yes/no questions and beyond." In Ileana Comorovski & Manfred Krifka (eds.) Proceedings of the Workshop on the Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics of Questions, ESSLLI 16.
  • 4. [C] Dvorak, B. & Gergel, R. (2004) "Ga-ga ellipsis: Why Slovenian clitics sometimes get stressed." Pre-Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence 1, University of Tübingen.
  • 3. [J] (2003) "Modal syntax: Detecting its parameters with VP-ellipsis." SKY Journal of Linguistics 16.
  • 2. (2002) "From simple predicators to clausal functors. The English modals through time and the primitives of modality." In Klaus von Heusinger and Kerstin Schwabe (eds.), Sentence Type and Specificity, ZASPIL 24.            


  • 1. (2003) Review of Bas Aarts: English Syntax and Argumentation. 2nd ed. Basingstoke/Hampshire/New York: Palgrave, 2001. Linguistics 41.

Selected unpublished work

  • Kopf, M. & R. Gergel (2022) "Informed crowd-sourcing for annotating semantic variation and change".  Ms. Saarland University  Draft
  • (2018) "On the semantic development of African American English invariant be". [04/2018, 37p.]
  • (2012) "On the diachronic trajectory of the adverb again: A corpus study at the interface with meaning."
  • (2008) "Meaning change and structure-sensitivity." [02/2008, 22p.]
  • (2008) "Topicalization, Doubling, and a Little More on Adjectives." Paper presented at the 30th Annual Convention of the German Society of Linguistics (DGfS), Panel on Topicality. Universität Bamberg. [HO, 02/2008, 8p.]
  • Dvorak, B. & R. Gergel (2006) "Clitic-licensed ellipsis in Slovenian: Diagnostics of a construction" Ms., ZAS Berlin & Universität Tübingen [07/2006, 35p.]
  • (2005)"Ellipsis and Parallelism Strategies in English: A Diachronic Perspective." [10/2005, 7p.]


(Co-)supervised theses since 2018

In progress

Bablli, Mohammad: Contrasting Diachronic Trajectories of Presuppositions and Not-At-Issueness: Arabic vs. English (first supervisor) (PhD thesis)

Kopf-Giammanco, Martin: Degree Constructions and Language Change (first supervisor) (PhD thesis)

Puhl, Maike: Common Ground Management in Advanced Learner English (first supervisor) (PhD thesis)

Song, Sijin: Contrasting argument drop in English and Chinese (first supervisor) (PhD thesis)



Bettscheider, Lena: Politeness in late night talk shows - a pragmatic analysis (second supervisor) (Stex thesis)

David, Sebastian Ansgar: Pre-Play Sequences in Americn Football Commentary (second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Jennewein, Sarah: Emoji Use by Gen Z and Millennial TikTok Users - a pragmatic analysis

Knoll, Kristin: Pragmatic aspects of social media interaction (second supervisor) (Stex thesis)

Margardt, Lisa: Vowel comparison between British English and Australian English (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Müller, Oliver: False Memories in L1 German and L2 English (second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Reade, Phoebe Sophie: A lexicogrammatical comparison between the TV series Modern Family and natural conversation

Schmidt, Sven: From Chorus to Corpus: Investigating the Linguistic Characteristics of Pop Lyrics

Wagner, Robin: Pragmatic Sources of Humor in Late-Night Shows (first supervisor) (Stex thesis)

Wallach, Felix: English "there" constructions and their German counterparts (first supervisor) (Stex thesis)


Heep, Bianca: A corpus-based investigation of the re-prefix in American English (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Kus, Ecem: Motivations for Code-Switching in Intercultural ELF Conversations: The case of Turkish L1 - German L1 ELF Couples (second supervisor) (Master thesis)

Pheav, Violetta: Second Language Acquisition. Strategies of Learning and Achieving native-like Pronunciation (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Pulaj, Sarah-Jaqueline: Harry Potter and the Dialects of the British Isles: A sociolinguistic analysis of social and regional language varieties and language attitudes in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Schu, Michael: Extending Toponymy to Fictional Worlds (second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Ugwu, Veronica: Investigating Post Creole Continuum in Aspects of Nigerian Pidgin (first supervisor) (Master thesis)

 Wolf, Mario: Crisis Communication in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic - A Critical Discourse Analysis of Politicians' Speeches (second supervisor)  (Staatsexamen thesis)


Akinci, Klara: Corpus analysis of empty object phrases in a corpus with pancake recipes from the United States, United Kingdom and Australia (second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Cino, Giovanni: Second Language Acquisition and Language Learning Apps (second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Hauck, Timo: Language Contact: How are anglicised verb constructions received by German native speakers? (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Hoffmann, Noémie: Kamala Harris on Instrgram (second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Kullmann, Marie Celine: A corpus-based forensic linguistic authorship attribution study of the Zodiac letters (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Lipicar, Sean: Contrasting Irish English and African American English. Similarities in Uses of Habitual Be (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Schorr, Jasmin: It's Shite being Scottish: The Eye Dialect of Lowlands Scottish English in Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting  (second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Song, Sijin: Object Drop in English and Mandarin Chinese (first supervisor) (Master thesis)

Sukhova, Iuliia: Speech act analysis in crisis communication: A study of Instagram comments during organisational crises (second supervisor) (Master thesis)


Bablli, Mohammad: The re-domain in Arabic vs English: a diachronic and synchronic comparative study (first supervisor) (Master thesis)

Ebelshäuser, Mark: Innuendo use in children's television (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Engels, Sophia Katharina: The Grammar of Headlines: Contrasting English and German (first supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Gegic, Sabina: Perceptions of non-native Teachers of English (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Große, Shanna-Marie: Interactional talk in Cyberobics - a discourse-analytical study (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Käufer, Charline: Spanglish on Twitter as an expression of Latino identity - a discourse analysis (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Kayl, Christophe: How Do Video Games Affect L2 Vocabulary Acquisition? A Minimal Exposure Approach (firt supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Koch, Jessica: Phrasal Verbs in British Newspapers (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Körner, Tanja: Implicatures and presuppositions in advertising: A linguistic analysis of selected advertisements (first supervisor) (Master thesis)

Maier, Kartin: Fake review detection on Amazon - a forensic linguistic analysis (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Mann, Jonas: Presidential Campaigning on Twitter - A lexico-pragmatic Investigation of Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's Twitter Discourse around the 2016 Election (Frist supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Müller, Theresa: Emotive discourse in content marketing and its effect on customer loyality: a qualitative and quantitative linguistic study of Coca Cola's Instagram page (second supervisor) (Master thesis)

Pirsch, Nadine Dji-Yung: Word formation processes in Engish as a Lingua Franca - a corpus-based analysis of VOICE (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Schilling, Jana: Autism Spectrum Disorder - a Linguistic Investigation of Language and an Analysis on how Modern Technology can Improve Communication (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Schöndorf, Janine: Readership adaptation in children's recipes and students' recipes - a corpus-based study (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Stöhr, Nicole: The Language of Social Media Advertising - A corpus-based analysis of lexical categories and semantic fields on Target's Instagram page (second supervisor) (Master thesis)


Bard, Julia: Motivational and instructional factors in L2 English phonetics (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Bauer, Vivien: Gender and Political Speech: A Linguistic Analysis of Acceptance Speeches by U.S. Politicians in the 2018 Midterm Elections (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Bernard, Nina-Michelle: Recipes in Instastories - a corpus-based discourse analysis (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Engel, Gianna: Effects of prescriptivism on the pronunciation of American English (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Fisch, Helen: ELF in the classroom - An applied study of English as a lingua franca communication strategies and their use in English language teaching (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Gab, Katharina: 'youhadonejob' A corpus-based analysis of hashtag functions on Twitter (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Giro, Ann-Kristin: "Nice and toasty, sweet chocolate roast-y." Rhymes in advertising on Instagram and their impact on customers - a linguistic case study of Starbucks (second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Hauser, Lorena: Metaphors used in Republican and Democratic political speeches - A corpus-based cognitive analysis (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Hippert, Tobias: A corpus-based investigation of clefts in English (first supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Künzer, Alica: Spokenness on Twitter (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Lomnicki, Maik: Phonological and morphological aspects of borrowing English words with a focus on Polish speakers (first supervisor) (Master thesis)

Mann, Jonas: Presidential Campaigning on Twitter, A lexico-pragmatic Investigation of Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's Twitter Discourse around the 2016 Election (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Manno, Selina: Phonology-based Humor in the Sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Müller, Lisa: A corpus-based investigation of clefts in American English (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Nthuru König, Gisela: Now, Now Now and Just Now: A study of the Temporal Dexis in South African English (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Villalba Aponte Natalie Alejandra: Perceptions of Vocal Fry Register in English by German Native Speakers (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Vollmar, Laura: "J'bakerai un cake": A structural analysis of English-based lexems in Chiac (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Weiß, Christin: "This goal is just a milestone on this journey" - Crisis Managment on Social Media - a Critical Discourse Analysis of H&M(second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Wilhelm, Stefanie: Corporate online identity - a multimodal discourse analysis of corporate websites & corporate social media profiles on Linkedin (second supervisor) (MA thesis)


Fohmann, Lisa: Performing identity through humor on 9GAG (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Giebel, Drees: A Discourse Analysis of Video Games (second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Heilmann, Selina: The Creation of Humour and the Role of Conversational Maxims in the TV-series 'Modern Family' (first supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Kage, Lisa: A corpus-based study of lexical innovations in 'How I Met Your Mother' (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Kefala, Katerina: The pragmatics of fashion advertising (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Künzer, Alica: Spokenness on Twitter (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Müller, Theresa: The discourse of emotion in American television: A case study (second supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Neumann, Dana: Conceptual Metaphors: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations (first supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Parlagaschwili, Nini: Aspects of meaning in autistic language. An investigation of the Netflix sho 'Atypical' (first supervisor) (Bachelor thesis)

Puhl, Maike: A comparison of inversion structures in English (first supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Quint, Marius: Issues in Second Language Acquisition with Regard to Intonation (first supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Rausch, Tamara: Sociolinguistics and issues of intergenerational language transmission in the area of sound change (first supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Rück, Rebecca: Controversial Topics in English Morphology (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)

Weiland, Isabelle: Expert identity in YouTube Tutorials - a corpus-based discourse study (second supervisor) (Staatsexamen thesis)