Department of English

Sociolinguistics and Discourse Studies

Anja Thiel, MA

PhD Candidate and Assistant

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Postal Address
Department of English
Länggassstr. 49
CH – 3000 Bern 9

Anja Thiel studied English and American Studies, Cultural Encounters and Business at the University of Potsdam, the State University of New York and Roskilde University. Her main research interests are sociophonetics and acoustic phonetics, particularly within U.S. and L2 varieties of English. In her PhD she focuses on the influence of sociocultural factors on phonetic changes in Upstate New York.

Research Interests:

Sociophonetics, acoustic phonetics, US varieties, and L2 varieties of English