Dr. phil. Carolin Schwegler

Postdoc in Applied Linguistics, University of Cologne

Postal address
University of Cologne
MESH · Multidisciplinary Environmental Studies in the Humanities
and Department of German Language and Literature I
50923 Cologne

Visitor address
MESH · Multidisciplinary Environmental Studies in the Humanities
University of Cologne
Weyertal 59, 3rd floor, room 3.7
50937 Cologne

Short research profile

Applied linguistics, Sociolinguistics

Cultural-linguistic approaches

Text and discourse linguistics (i.e., public media, social media)

Argumentation and rhetoric analysis

Digital and multimodal communication

Terminology and institutional/organisational communication (i.e., sustainability reports, advertisement)

Conversational analysis (i.e., medical communication, climate change communication)

Risk communication, prospective communication 

Lingusitic approaches in qualitative methods (i.e., interviews, focus groups) and mixed methods approaches in social sciences

Linguistic approaches in the environmental humanities: Language and sustainability, ecology, urbanity, health, and wellbeing, language and bioethics (e.g. intergenerational justice/future generations)