Linguistics and English Language

Who to contact

Helping you direct queries to the right place

Studying with us

Prospective students

If you're thinking about studying with us, or have applied to study with us, please direct queries to the Undergraduate Admissions Office or the School Postgraduate Office.

Undergraduate Admissions Office

Postgraduate Office

Current undergraduate students 

Undergraduate Teaching Office can help with matters relating to the administration of your courses.

Student Support Office are also available to help with a range of other undergraduate queries.

Current postgraduate students 

Postgraduate Office should be your first port of call for most postgraduate queries.


Consult our research page for information about our research.


Key contacts in Linguistics and English Language

Below is a list of faculty with administrative responsibilities, who you should also feel free to contact.

Head of School Holly Branigan
Deputy Head of School Bettelou Los
Head of Linguistics and English Language Simon Kirby
Deputy Heads of Linguistics and English Language Lauren Hall-Lew & Chris Cummins


Chair Undergraduate Special Circumstances Committee Peter Ackema
Computing and Equipment Subject Area Representative Korin Richmond
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Representative Christian Ilbury
Exam Board Convener (Honours) Peter Ackema
Honours Convener Chris Cummins
International Coordinator Linda van Bergen
Knowledge, Exchange and Impact Coordinator Graeme Trousdale
Language and Schools Projects Graeme Trousdale
Library Contact Linda van Bergen
Linguistics and English Language Teaching Director Chris Cummins
Linguistic Circle Kajsa Djärv & Catherine Lai
PPLS Cognitive Science Programme Director Itamar Kastner
PPLS Coordinator of Adjustments Benjamin Molineaux
PPLS Quality Assurance Director Claire Cowie
Pre-honours Convener Warren Maguire
Quality Assurance Representative Jeremy Steffman
Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator Christian Ilbury
Tutor Coordinator Rebekka Puderbaugh
Undergraduate Dissertation Convener (Hons) Patrick Honeybone
Year Abroad 3rd Year Project Linda van Bergen


Postgraduate Director Vicky Chondrogianni
PPLS Deputy Postgraduate Director Robert Truswell
MSc Coordinator Lauren Hall-Lew
MSc Applied Linguistics Director Sumin Zhao
MSc Developmental Linguistics Director Vicky Chondrogianni
MSc English Language Director Lisa Gotthard
MSc Evolution of Language & Cognition Director Kenny Smith
MSc Linguistics Director Peter Ackema
MSc Phonetics Director Bert Remijsen
MSc Speech & Language Processing Director Simon King
SGSSS Linguistics Pathway Representative Kenny Smith
SGSAH Lead Warren Maguire


PPLS Research Ethics Committee Convenor Mits Ota
Research Advisor Dan Lassiter
Research Ethics Committee Convenor Bert Remijsen
Director of Angus McIntosh Centre Bettelou Los
Director of Bilingualism Matters Antonella Sorace
Director of Centre for Speech Technology Research Simon King
Director of Centre for Language Evolution Kenny Smith
REF Coordinator Mits Ota