Andreas H. Jucker

Andreas H. Jucker, Prof. Dr.

Ord. Professor für Englische Sprachwissenschaft

Phone: 044 63 43 550



Andreas H. Jucker has been Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Zurich since 2002. Prior to that he taught at the Justus Liebig University, Giessen, where he was dean of the Department of English from 1996 to 1998 and founding dean of the School of Language, Literature, Culture from 1999 to 2001. As a visiting professor he also taught at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (1989/90), at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee (1994) and at the University of Wisconsin in Madison (1996).

His current research interests focus on historical pragmatics, cognitive pragmatics and hypertextlinguistics, but he has also published on various aspects of the language of mass media, electronic research tools in linguistics and on the syntax of Middle English. Publications include Social Stylistics (1992), Historical Pragmatics (ed., 1995), Discourse Markers (co-ed., 1998), Current Issues in Relevance Theory (co-ed., 1998), Orientierung Anglistik/Amerikanistik (co-authored, 1999), Historical Dialogue Analysis (co-ed., 1999), and History of English and English Historical Linguistics (2000).