School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Staff Profile

Dr Geoffrey Poole

Senior Lecturer in Linguistics

Background

Roles and Responsibilities

School

  • Head of Subject, English Language and Linguistics
  • Member, School Executive Committee
  • Member, School Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee
  • Member, Undergraduate Student-Staff Committee

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Faculty Appeal Adjudicator

University

  • Deputy Convenor, University Student Disciplinary Panel
  • Faculty Undergraduate Representative, Taught Programmes Regulations Working Group


Qualifications

AB 1990; AM 1991; PhD 1996 (Harvard)

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching

SEL2229: Conceptual and Empirical Issues in Linguistic Research (with Dr Christine Cuskley)

SEL2211: Contexts (with Dr Joel Wallenberg and Dr Rachael Bailes)

SEL3326/7: Extended Study I/II

SEL3329: Dissertation

SEL3349: The History of Linguistic Ideas  

 

Postgraduate Teaching

SEL8500: Research Methods in Language & Linguistics

Research

Research Interests

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

Publications