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educator , linguist

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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Petra Thomas, September 3, 1993. Children: Luisa, Cristina.

father:
Hans Becker

mother:
Brigitte (Uber) Becker

spouse:
Petra Thomas

child:
Luisa Becker

child:
Cristina Becker