Kees Hengeveld

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials P.C.
Main position Hoogleraar UvA
Disciplines Language and literature studies
Chair Theoretische taalwetenschap
Division Humanities and Social Sciences Division
Section Language and Literature Section
Membership Member
Since 2014
Employed by Universiteit van Amsterdam
Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Capaciteitsgroep Taalwetenschap
Spuistraat 210
1012 VT Amsterdam
tel.  020 525 3854
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Kees Hengeveld, University of Amsterdam, has acquired national and international acclaim with his research on functional discourse grammar and language typology. His work is theoretically innovative and has strong empirical underpinnings. He has supervised a large number of young researchers and created his own school of modern linguistics, inspiring many others in the process.