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Professor Peter Trudgill FBA

About this Fellow

Linguistics

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Appointments

Current post

  • Honorary Professor of Sociolinguistics, University of East Anglia; Emeritus Professor, University of Fribourg

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Linguistics, University of Reading, 1983 - 1986
  • Professor of Sociolinguistics, University of Essex, 1987 - 1992
  • Professor of English Linguistics, University of Fribourg, 1998
  • Honorary Professor of Sociolinguistics, University of East Anglia; Professor of Sociolinguistics, University of Agder, Norway; Adjunct Professor, Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University; Emeritus Professor, University of Fribourg, University of East Anglia, 2006 - 2017
  • Honorary Professor of Sociolinguistics, University of East Anglia; Emeritus Professor, University of Fribourg, University of East Anglia, 2017

Publications

On dialect 1982

Dialects in contact 1986

Sociolinguistic variation and change 2002

Other Linguistics and Philology Fellows

Professor Adam Ledgeway

The comparative history and morphosyntax of the Romance languages; Italian and Romance dialectology; Latin; Italo-Greek; syntactic theory, linguistic change and language contact

Professor Paul Kerswill

Sociolinguistics; English, Norwegian; language and migration; new dialects; multicultural youth language; language and social structure; sociolinguistics of West Africa; language, media and public dissemination