Guido Halder, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of German
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.