Doctoral Candidates and Associated Researchers

Name Provisional Thesis Title Supervisor
Akin, Banu

Writing the Body: A Feminist Reading of Novels by French-African and African-American Writers

Prof. Dr. Thomas Claviez
Behluli, Sofie Visuality and Materiality in the Contemporary North American Novel Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl
Berger, Matthias United under One Banner? Medievalism and ‘National’ Memory in 21st-Century Switzerland and Britain Prof. Dr. Annette Kern-Stähler
Biber, Olivia   Prof. Dr. Virginia Richter
Bischof, Roman

Between Neurons and the Self: Concepts of Consciousness, Identity and Reality in Representations of Mental Illness in Anglophone Novels since 1950 (working title)

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl
Blaser, Fabienne   Prof. Dr. Virginia Richter

Droz-dit-Busset, Olivia

  Prof. Dr. Crispin Thurlow
Gallo, Anna Intergenerational change in Bristol Italian English Prof. Dr. David Britain
Gasser, Selina Arab-American Female Stand-up Comedy Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl
Hedegard, Hannah The status, development and structure of English in the Cocos Keeling Islands

Prof. Dr. David Britain

Hess, Dominique B. Saipanese English: History, development and structure of an emergent Micronesian variety Prof. Dr. David Britain
Jaroski, Vanessa What’s up Switzerland? Language, Individuals and Ideologies in Mobile Messaging Prof. Dr. Crispin Thurlow
Kuske, Eva The development of and diversity in the nativised variety of English on Guam Prof. Dr David Britain
Lynch, Sara Kosraean English: History, development and structure of an emergent Micronesian variety Prof. Dr. David Britain
Marenzi, Elisa Learning to sound Australian: an intergenerational analysis of Italian and Lebanese Melbourne Australian English Prof. Dr. David Britain
Mathier, Marion

In their own words: Young Swiss people’s communication ideologies and media ecologies – media practices inside and outside the classroom

Prof. Dr. Crispin Thurlow
Pirhulyieva, Jakhan Polar Exploration in Romantic Fiction: Narratives of Ships and Ice Realms Prof. Dr. Virginia Richter
Reber, Simon “For I Am Many”: The Poetry of Edward Sapir Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl
Schneider, Christa

Gvätterlisch oder spiusch? Sprachwandel im Berner Mittelland seit den Erhebungen zum Sprachatlas der deutschen Schweiz

Prof. Dr. David Britain
Steffen, Samuel Representation of Gulf Wars Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl
Thiel, Anja Phonetic Irregularities in Upstate New York: Indexicality in the Northern Cities Shift and Low Back Merger Prof. Dr. David Britain
Tod, Danielle English in the Kingdom: Analysis of the emergent variety of English in the Kingdom of Tonga Prof. Dr. David Britain
von Rütte, Sabine   Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl


Associated Researchers