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Prof. Dr. Jakob Leimgruber

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Office: PT 3.2.65

Research interests

World Englishes, especially (East and Southeast) Asia


Language planning and policy

Linguistic landscapes

Language contact phenomena

Language variation and change

Indexicality and authenticity


Since 2022: Professor (W3) of English Linguistics, University of Regensburg (DE)

2020–2022: Substitute Professor, University of Freiburg (DE)

2018–2022: Lecturer, English Department, University of Basel (CH)

2018: Habilitation in English Philology, University of Freiburg (DE)

2013–2015: Marie Curie Fellow, McGill University (CA) and University of Freiburg (DE)

2010–2018: Post-doc (Akademischer Rat a.Z. A13), University of Freiburg (DE)

2008–2009: Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, Bangor University (UK)

2009: DPhil in English Language, University of Oxford (UK)

2007: Visiting Lecturer, University of Westminster (UK)

2005: Licence ès lettres in English Linguistics, University of Fribourg (CH)

  1. Faculty of Languages, Literature, and Cultures
  2. Department of English and American Studies

English Linguistics

Prof. Dr. Jakob Leimgruber

Prof. Dr. Jakob Leimgruber

Room PT 3.2.65