Peter Siemund

Professor of English Linguistics

Peter Siemund

Professor of English Linguistics
peter.siemund@uni-hamburg.de

Biography

Peter Siemund has been Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Hamburg since 2001. Pursuing a cross-linguistic typological approach, he specialises in sociolinguistics, varieties of English, and multilingual development. His publications include Pronominal Gender in English: A Study of English Varieties from a Cross-Linguistic Perspective (Routledge 2008), Varieties of English: A Typological Approach (CUP 2013), Speech Acts and Clause Types: English in a Cross-Linguistic Context (OUP 2018), and Multilingual Development: English in a Global Context (CUP 2023).