Biography

Andreas Musolff read Linguistics, German and English Philology at the Universities of Dűsseldorf and London (SOAS, UCL). After finishing the first degree, he worked at a School for Disabled Children and the Volkshochschule Dűsseldorf. In 1989, he obtained his PhD for work on the history of psycholinguistics and in 1996 his habilitation for work on political discourse analysis. In 2013 he held a Visiting Fellowship at the Truman Institute, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in 2009 a Distinguished Visiting Fellowship, Queen Mary University of London and in 2004 a Distinguished Visiting Fellowship, Queen Mary University of London. In 1993, he was awarded the Unilever Prize for innovative language teaching.

Career

·         1990-1995: Lecturer in German Studies, Aston University

·         1996-2010: Senior Lecturer, then reader, then Professor in German Studies, Durham University

·         since 2010: Professor of Intercultural Communication, UEA

 

Academic Background

1983 1. Staatsexamen (University of Dűsseldorf)

1985 MA (University of Dűsseldorf)

1989 Dr. Phil. (University of Dűsseldorf)

1997 Dr. Habil. (University of Dűsseldorf)

Awards/Visiting Professorships

2009 Distinguished Visiting Fellowship, Queen Mary University of London

2004 Visiting professorship, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

1993 together with Professor Nigel Reeves, OBE: Unilever Prize for innovative language teaching

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