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 Undergraduate Joint Board of Examiners

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

SEL2211: Contexts (with Dr Joel Wallenberg)

SEL3349: The History of Linguistic Ideas  


Postgraduate Teaching

SEL8026: Generative Syntax