Doctoral dissertations

In progress

GROSSMANN, Helga Maria. Interactions in teacher training sessions: Face-to-face versus online.

MEYER, Nathalie. Massively multimodal communication and space: A case study of video game livestreaming

SCHMALZ, Mirjam. Perceptions of English varieties in St. Kitts: From colonial standards to local norms (working title)

Completed

2017

STALEY, Larssyn. Socioeconomic Pragmatic Variation. Speech Acts and Address Forms in Context

2015

CHANG, Sophie. Native and Non-Native Teachers' Discourse in EFL Classrooms: A Case Study in Taiwan

2012

LANDERT, Daniela. The Personalisation of Mass Media Communication: Involving Settings, Private Content and Linguistic Immediacy in British Online News. Published as Personalisation in Mass Media Communication. British online news from public to private. (Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 240). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2014.

NEURAUTER-KESSELS, Manuela. Impoliteness in Cyberspace: Personally Abusive Reader Responses in Online News Media

2011

FISCHLI, Patrik. Metapragmatics in the Foreign Language Classroom

2008

AESCHBACHER, Claudia. "are you still awake...?": Investigating the Contextuality of Personal Written Communication, 2008.

SMYK BHATTACHARJEE, Dorota A. Lexical Innovation on the Internet. Neologisms in Weblogs, 2008.

MOSHTAGH KHORASANI, Manouchehr. Controversies in Online Discussion Forums: A Pragmatic Analysis, (Justus Liebig University, Giessen) 2008. Published as The Development of Controversies: From the Early Modern Period to Online Discussion Forums. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2009.

2007

BREUSTEDT, Barb. Prefabricated Input in Language Acquisition. The Syntax of Story Books, 2007.

KELLERHALS, Ursina. “There’s no better way to fly.” Die Wirkung englischer Slogans in der Deutschschweizer Anzeigenwerbung, 2007. Published Zürich/Chur: Rüegger Verlag, 2008.

2005

STUDER, Patrick. Aspects of Style in Early Newspapers: The Eighteenth Century. Published as Historical Corpus Stylistics. Media, Technology and Change. London: Continuum, 2008.

2004

JANOSCHKA, Anja. New forms of communication: Interactive advertising on the internet. Published as: Web Advertising: New Forms of Communication on the Internet (Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 131). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2004.

2003

MÜLLER, Simone. Discourse markers in native and non-native English discourse (Justus Liebig University, Giessen). Published as Discourse Markers in Native and Non-native English Discourse. (Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 138). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2005.

2000

PRECHTER, Sabine. The significance of discourse markers in the development of social roles, (Justus Liebig University, Giessen). Published as The Significance of Discourse Markers in the Development of Social Roles. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2001.