- Semantics and Pragmatics
- Word formation and lexicology
- Morphology and syntax
Also, a particular focus of my research is on the relationship between German and Dutch.
Current research projects:
- DFG project on proper name compounds (see also GEPRIS catalogue for project details (in English))
- The role of audio books for the understanding of literary texts and for reading motivation (with Prof. Dr. Nicole Dehé, Prof. Dr. Bettina Braun, und Prof. Dr. Kati Hannken-Illjes)
Research interestsI work on German, my specialist areas being: