Find a research supervisor in linguistics

Staff in the Department of Modern Languages who supervise PhD/MA by Research in the area of linguistics.

Dr Alice Corr

Dr Alice Corr

Lecturer in Modern Languages

  • Theoretical, descriptive, comparative and/or general linguistics, especially (morpho-)syntax; linguistic diversity and variation
  • Hispanic and Romance languages and dialectology
  • Understudied/endangered languages
  • Historical and synchronic linguistics
  • Spanish; Portuguese; Galician; Catalan; Astur-Leonese; Judaeo-Romance; Mirandese; Mozarabic/Andalusi Romance; Navarro-Aragonese; French; ...

Professor Dagmar Divjak

Professor Dagmar Divjak

Professorial Research Fellow in Cognitive Linguistics and Language Cognition

My main research interest is in understanding how our cognitive capacities give rise to the patterns we see in language and how language learners might use these patterns to build up knowledge of their language. I work with the Out Of Our Minds team to understand language knowledge and optimize language learning and am Editor-in-Chief of the journal Cognitive Linguistics.

Dr Petar Milin

Dr Petar Milin

Senior Lecturer in the Psychology of Language and Language Learning
Director of Languages for All

My primary research interests are concentrated in areas concerned with understanding the crucial role of learning in human language, its behaviour and use. Previously, my work focused on investigating word or lexical processing, but currently, it extends to the study of natural communication. Methodologically, my work combines experimentation and computational modelling with advanced statistical ...

Dr Norma Schifano

Dr Norma Schifano

Lecturer

I am a Lecturer in Modern Languages specialising in the comparative morphosyntax of Spanish and the Romance languages, with a particular focus on the documentation of non-standard and endangered varieties (including Italo-Greek), phenomena of language contact and microvariation.

Modern languages staff research supervision areas