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Dr. Barbara Soukup, Mag.phil., MSc

FWF Elise-Richter Research Fellow


Research Interests

Sociolinguistics: language attitudes and ideologies, linguistic landscaping, discourse analysis and interaction, language and culture, sociolinguistic variation, language policy, endangered languages


  • Introductory linguistics courses
  • Sociolinguistics courses at BA and MA level (field methods, language attitudes and ideologies, discourse analysis, linguistic landscapes, language and the mind)

Publications & Presentations


  • 1993-2000: Mag.phil., English and French studies, Universität Wien
  • 2001-2002: Sprachenzentrum der Universität Wien
  • 2002-2005: MSc, Linguistics, Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • 2005-2008: PhD, Linguistics, Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

  • Currently (2014-2018): Elise-Richter Research Fellow, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Wien,
    with a grant from the FWF for the project 'English in the linguistic landscape of Vienna, Austria (EllViA)' (FWF project no. V 394-G23)

For more details see




Room: 3E-O2-22A
T: +43 1  4277-424-33

barbara.soukup "AT" univie.ac.at

Office hours by e mail appointment only.



Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik /
Department of English
Universität Wien
Campus d. Universität Wien
Spitalgasse 2-4/Hof 8.3
1090 Wien

T: +43-1-4277-424 01
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