Guido Halder, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
724-503-1001 ext. 3403
Guido Halder, Ph.D.

Office: BRNT 210

Degrees: PhD., The University of Texas at Austin, MA, The University of Texas at Austin, M.A.T., Trinity University, B.A. International Economics, Trinity University, Eidg. Handelsdiplom (MBA equivalent), Handelsschule KV Baselland, Switzerland

Areas of Study


Guido Halder is an assistant professor of German in the Department of Modern Languages. His research interests besides German language, literature and culture are in linguistics: Syntax, Semantics, Lexical Semantics, Pragmatics, Swiss German, Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education, Contrastive Linguistics, Dialectology, Second Language Acquisition, Corpus Linguistics, Philosophy of Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, and Sociolinguistics. Dr. Halder is applying frame-semantic and construction grammar insights in his on-going research on support verb constructions in German and English. He also focuses on second language acquisition and foreign language education.