Kees Hengeveld

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials P.C.
Main position Hoogleraar UvA
Disciplines Language and literature studies
Chair Theoretische taalwetenschap
Domain Humanities
Membership Member
Since 2014
Member of Humanities
Member of Jury of the Ammodo Science Award (Humanities)
Employed by Universiteit van Amsterdam
Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Capaciteitsgroep Taalwetenschap
Spuistraat 134
1012 VB 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.