Kate Burridge

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Who is Kate Burridge?

Professor Kate Burridge, BA, PhD, FAHA, is a prominent Australian linguist specialising in the Germanic languages. Burridge currently occupies the Chair of Linguistics in the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University.

Burridge's work has mainly focused on Pennsylvania German-speaking communities in Canada, grammatical change in Germanic languages, the nature of euphemism and dysphemism, linguistic taboo, and on English grammatical structure in general. She is currently co-editor of the Australian Journal of Linguistics.

Burridge is a regular presenter of language segments on ABC Radio. She appeared weekly as a panellist on ABC TV's Can We Help?, and has also appeared on The Einstein Factor.

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Also known as
  • Professor Burridge
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • University of London
  • University of Western Australia
Employment
  • La Trobe University
  • Monash University

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on July 23, 2013

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