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Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics


Staff in Theoretical & Applied Linguistics

The list below links to details about every member of staff in Theoretical & Applied Linguistics.

For a general guide to research interests of members see Research Interests and for those of PhD students see PhD Students; general undergraduates enquiries should be addressed to; general graduate enquiries should be sent to

For details about others in the Faculty, see How to Contact us for general enquiries, or the full Faculty Staff List for specific individuals.


Academic and Academic-Related Staff

Name Role College Email Phone
Alexopoulou, Dr Dora Principal Research Associate (7) 67392
Baker, Dr Simon Research Associate      
Bennett, Prof Wendy Emeritus Professor of French Philology and Linguistics Murray Edwards

(7) 60800 (Faculty)
(7) 62243 (College)

Blaxter, Dr Tam Research Fellow and Co-Investigator Gonville and Caius  
Butcher, Dr Kerri-Ann

ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow

King's College  
Breazu, Dr Petre Senior Research Associate



Collier, Prof Nigel

Director of Research (7) 67356
Dubossarsky, Dr Haim Research Fellow  
Durkin, Ms Jane Communications Manager, Cambridge Language Sciences Initiative  
Gopal, Dr Deepthi Teaching Associate Associate  
Graham, Dr Calbert Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow (7) 60812
Halbout, Ms Anne-Hélène Project Manager (MEITS) (7) 60356
Hendriks, Prof Henriëtte

Professor in Language Acquisition and Cognition

MPhil Course Director

Lucy Cavendish (7) 67383
Jaszczolt, Prof Kasia Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy of Language Newnham (3) 35744
Kaps, Dr Marju Research Laboratory Manager (3) 35011
Katsos, Prof Napoleon

Professor in Experimental Pragmatics

Undergraduate Teaching Officer (7) 67396
Korhonen, Professor Anna Professor of Computational Linguistics (7) 67389
McDougall, Dr Kirsty Assistant Professor of Phonetics Selwyn  
McGillivray, Dr Barbara Research Fellow  
Meelen, Dr Marieke Assistant Professor  
Nolan, Prof Francis Emeritus Professor, Affiliated Lecturer (3) 35060
Oksuz, Dr Dogus Research Associate  
Paver, Ms Alice Research Assistant  
Post, Prof Brechtje Professor of Phonetics and Phonology Jesus College

(7) 67395 (Phonetics Laboratory)
(7) 64952 (Jesus College)

Roberts, Prof Ian

Professor of Linguistics

Downing College  
Sabev, Dr Mitko Teaching Associate  
Schmidt, Dr Elaine Research Associate  
Takimoto, Dr Masahiro Visiting Scholar Wolfson College  
Tang, Dr Connie Project Administrator (ESRC - DFID) (7) 63062
Tristram, Dr Anna Teaching Associate in French Linguistics  
Tsimpli, Prof. Ianthi Maria

Chair of Tripos, Chair of Examiners (7) 60809
Tusun, Alimujiang Research Associate (MEITS) (7) 60355
Tyler, Dr Matthew Junior Research Fellow  
Vaux, Prof Bert Professor of Phonology and Morphology King's College (3) 31649
Vulic, Dr Ivan Research Associate  
Walsh, Ms Jane Manager, Cambridge Language Sciences Initiative (7) 67397
Williams, Dr John

Director of Section

Undergraduate Teaching and Examining Officer
Reader in Applied Psycholinguistics (7) 67386


Affiliated Lecturers

Name Role College Email Phone
Adamson, Prof Sylvia Affiliated Lecturer   Email  
Baker, Dr Jim Affiliated Lecturer   jb750  
Biberauer, Dr Theresa Affiliated Lecturer Churchill  
Brown, Dr Keith Affiliated Lecturer   Email  
Deuchar, Prof Margaret Affiliated Lecturer (7) 67394
Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Dr Dimitra Affiliated Lecturer  
McCarthy, Dr Diana Affiliated Lecturer   Email  
Mitchell, Dr Rebecca Affiliated Lecturer (French, TAL)  
Parodi, Dr Teresa Affiliated Lecturer  
Pilehvar, Dr Taher Affiliated Lecturer  
Poibeau, Dr Thierry Affiliated Lecturer   Email  
Shareghi, Dr Ehsan Affiliated Lecturer      
Shatz, Itamar Affiliated Lecturer  
Sileo, Dr Roberto B. Affiliated Lecturer Homerton  


Affiliated Researchers

Name Role College Email Phone
Buttery, Dr Paula Affiliated Researcher Gonville & Caius College (7) 67384
Friedrichs, Dr Daniel Affiliated Researcher  
Hodgson, Dr Katherine Research Associate  
Murakami, Dr Akira Affiliated Researcher  


Section Coordinator

Name Role Email Phone

Emily Boyd (on maternity leave)

Eleanor Stocks

Section Coordinator  


Postgraduate Office Contact

Name Role Email Phone

Agnieszka Machaj

Postgraduate Secretary (3) 35057