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Thomas Becker

Thomas Becker, German linguist, educator. Stevenson Foundation grantee, Glasgow, 1980-1981; Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes grantee, Bonn, Germany, 1981-1988. Member Society Linguistica Europaea, Henry Sweet Society for History of Linguistic Ideas, Linguistic Society of America, Society for Germanic Philology.

Background

  • Becker, Thomas was born on August 2, 1955 in Munich. Son of Hans and Brigitte (Uber) Becker.

  • Education

    • Student, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1981. Doctor of Philisophy, University Munich, 1988. DrPhilHabil, University Munich, 1995.

    Career

    • Lecturer linguistics University Munich, since 1983. Counselor Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft, Germany, 1998-2000. Visiting professor University Stuttgart, Germany, 1996-1997, University Munich, 1998-1999, University Wisconsin, Madison, 2000.

    Works

    • Author: Analogie und morphologische Theorie, 1990, Das Vokalsystem der deutschen Standardsprache, 1998.

    Membership

    Member Society Linguistica Europaea, Henry Sweet Society for History of Linguistic Ideas, Linguistic Society of America, Society for Germanic Philology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel.

    Connections

    • Married Petra Thomas, September 3, 1993. Children: Luisa, Cristina.
    • father: Hans Becker
    • mother: Brigitte (Uber) Becker
    • spouse: Petra Thomas
    • children: Luisa Becker
    • Cristina Becker
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    Born August 2, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1981
      University Edinburgh
    • 1988
      University Munich
    • 1995
      University Munich
    • 1983
      Lecturer, linguistics University Munich