Dr Geoffrey Poole
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics

  • Email: geoffrey.poole@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5824
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 8708
  • Address: School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics
    Percy Building
    Newcastle University
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 7RU

Roles and Responsibilities

Chair of the Joint Board of Examiners, School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics

Combined Honours Liaison, English Linguistic Studies

Member, University Student Disciplinary Panel 


AB 1990; AM 1991; PhD 1996 (Harvard)

Research Interests

Syntactic theory, especially the syntax - information structure interface; medieval Spanish syntax; the philosophy of linguistics.

Undergraduate Teaching

SEL1028: Introduction to Language Structure and Applications II 

SEL2211: Contexts (with Dr Joel Wallenberg)

SEL3349: The History of Linguistic Ideas  

SEL8026: Generative Syntax