Current Research

  • Spatial Structure of Regional Accents
  • Phonotactics of German Dialects
  • Spatial Pattern in Unstructured Data
  • Linguistic Change in Word Formation
  • Variation and Change in Eastphalian.


  • Dialect spatial structures in Germany
  • Language contact in northern Germany
  • The effect of regional accents on economic behavior
  • Dialects, cultural identity, and economic exchange
  • Georg Wenker's writing on the Sprachatlas des Deutschen Reichs
  • Minority languages and language minorities. Germany and its contact languages in the Wenker materials