Prof. Raymond Hickey
Chair of Linguistics
Tel: +49 0201 183 3441
Fax: +49 0201 183 6507
3.6.1954 Born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
1958-1964 Primary School, Waterpark College, Waterford.
1965-1971 Secondary School, De La Salle, Waterford.
1971-1975 Study at Trinity College, Dublin (M.A. in German and Italian)
1976 Foreign language assistant at the English Department of the University of Kiel, Germany.
1979 Lectureship in English linguistics at the English Department of the University of Bonn.
1980 PhD in general linguistics, University of Kiel.
1985 'Habilitation' (post-doctoral degree) at the University of Bonn.
1987 Associate professor at Bonn University.
1991 Full professor at the University of Munich.
1993 Offer of chair at the University of Bayreuth.
1993 Chair for English linguistics at the University of Essen accepted.
1994 to the present: Professor of linguistics at the English Department.
General Linguistics and Varieties of English
Department of Anglophone Studies
University of Duisburg and Essen