Vertr.-Prof. Dr. Sandra Jansen


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Ernst-Lohmeyer-Platz 3
17489 Greifswald

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Sprechzeit (vfZ): 9.2. 11-12 Uhr; 20.2. 10-11 Uhr; 2.3. 10-11 Uhr jeweils online. Bitte erfragen Sie den Link bei mir.


2001-2006 Studium Englisch/Pädagogik für Sek.II/I an der Universität Duisburg-Essen
2012 Promotion an der Universität Duisburg-Essen
2013-2017 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer an der University of Brighton
2017-2022 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Universität Paderborn
2018-2019 Vertretungsprofessorin Varieties of English an der Universität Leipzig
2022 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Universität Leipzig


A)   Monograph

Jansen, Sandra. 2018. Levelling and diffusion in the Cumbrian city dialect of Carlisle. Tübingen: Language in Performance.


B)   Edited volumes and special issues

Jenny Amos and Sandra Jansen (eds). 2020. English in the South of England. Special issue. English Today 36(3).

Jansen, Sandra and Lucia Siebers (eds). 2019. Processes of Change. Studies in Late Modern and Present-Day English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Braber, Natalie and Sandra Jansen (eds). 2018. Sociolinguistics in England. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.



i) Peer-reviewed journal articles

Gnevsheva, Ksenia, Anita Szakay and Sandra Jansen. 2021 Phonetic convergence across Dialect boundaries in first and second language speakers. Journal of Phonetics.

Gnevsheva, Ksenia, Anita Szakay and Sandra Jansen. 2021. Lexical preference in second dialect acquisition in a second language. International Journal of Bilingualism.

Jansen, Sandra. 2021. Social meaning and the obsolescence of traditional local structures. Loss of H dropping in Maryport English. English World-Wide 42(1): 1-28.

Jansen, Sandra. 2021. A ubiquitous sound change in the periphery: The case of T-glottaling in West Cumbrian English. In Ilse Wischer and Daniela Kolbe-Hanna. Varieties meet histories. Special issue. Anglistik 32(1): 25-44.

Jansen, Sandra and Natalie Braber. 2020. foot-fronting instead of foot-strut splitting. Vowel variation in the East Midlands. English Language and Linguistics. [First View]

Jansen, Sandra and Jenny Amos. 2020. Introduction to English in the South of England. Special issue. English Today 36(3): 3-5.

Jansen, Sandra, Robinson, Justyna, Lynne Cahill, Tamsin Blaxter, Adrian Leemann and David Britain. 2020. Sussex by the sea: A descriptive analysis of dialect variation in the south of England based on English Dialect App data. In: Jansen, Sandra and Jenny Amos. Special issue: English in the South of England. English Today 36(3): 31-39.

Mohr, Susanne, Sandra Jansen and Julia Forsberg. 2019. European English in the EFL classroom? Teacher attitudes towards target varieties of English in Sweden and Germany. English Today 37(2): 85-91.

Forsberg, Julia, Susanne Mohr and Sandra Jansen. 2019. “The goal is to enable students to communicate”: Communicative competence and target varieties in TEFL practices of Sweden and Germany. European Journal of Applied Linguistics 7(1): 1-30.

Jansen, Sandra. 2019. Change and stability in goose, goat and foot. Back vowel dynamics in Carlisle English. English Language and Linguistics 23(1): 1-29.

Jansen, Sandra. 2018. Predicting the future of English. Considerations when engaging with the public. English Today 34(1): 52-55.

Jansen, Sandra. 2014. Salience effects in the north-west of England. Special Issue on Salience. Linguistik Online 66: 91-110.


ii) Book chapters and other publications

Durham, Mercedes and Sandra Jansen. Forthcoming. Sociolinguistic variation in a lingua franca. Handbook of Variationist Sociolinguistics (edited by Yoshiyuki Asahi, Alex D’Arcy and Paul Kerswill). (peer/editor review)

Jansen, Sandra, Susanne Mohr and Julia Forsberg. 2021. Standard language ideology in the English language classroom: Suggestions for EIL informed teacher education. In: Callies, Marcus, Stephanie Hehner, Phillip Meer und Michael Westphal. Glocalising Teaching English as an International Language: New perspectives for teaching and teacher education in Germany. London/New York: Routledge, 63-81. (peer review)

Reckermann, Julia and Sandra Jansen. 2021. English as a Global Language. Fakten über die Weltsprache Englisch kindgerecht aufgearbeitet. Grundschule Englisch. (editor review)

Jansen, Sandra and Christian Langstrof. 2019. Compiling a speech corpus of German English: A study of variation in the use of rhoticity and the bath vowel. In: Hickey, Raymond (ed). English in the German speaking world. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 229-249. (editor review)

Jansen, Sandra. 2019. Social changes and levelling processes in a peripheral community. Prevocalic /r/ in Maryport English. In: Jansen, Sandra and Lucia Siebers (eds). Processes of ChangeStudies in Late Modern and Present-Day English. Amsterdam/New York: John Benjamins, 203-226. (peer review)

Jansen, Sandra. 2019. Introduction. In: Jansen, Sandra and Lucia Siebers (eds). Processes of Change. Studies in Late Modern and Present Day English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1-4. (peer review)

Szakay, Anita, Ksenia Gnevsheva and Sandra Jansen. 2019. Lexical access by L1 and L2 mono- and bidialectal listeners. ICPhS proceedings, 3245-3249. (peer review)

Jansen, Sandra and Natalie Braber. 2018. An overview of sociolinguistics in England. In Braber, Natalie and Sandra Jansen (eds). Sociolinguistics in England. Palgrave Macmillan, 1-11. (peer review)

Jansen, Sandra. 2018. Peripheral communities and innovation. Changes in the goose vowel in a West Cumbrian town. In: Braber, Natalie and Sandra Jansen (eds). Socioliguistics in England. Houndsmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 297-331. (peer review)

Jansen, Sandra. 2017. External and Internal Factors in a Levelling Process – Prevocalic (r) in Carlisle English. In: Hancil, Sylvie and Joan Beal (eds.). Perspectives on Northern British Englishes. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 111-134. (peer review)

Jansen, Sandra. 2015. A Century of Change in (r) in Carlisle English. Internal Constraints in a Levelling Process. In: Torgersen, Eivind, Stian Hårstad, Brit Mæhlum & Unn Røyneland. Language Variation – European Perspectives V. Selected Papers from the 7th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 7), Trondheim, June 2013. Amsterdam/New York: John Benjamins, 129-143. (peer review)

Jansen, Sandra. 2015. Cumbria and Carlisle. In: Hickey, Raymond (ed). Researching Northern English. Amsterdam/New York: John Benjamins, 205-226. (editor review)

Jansen, Sandra. 2013. ‘I don’t sound like a Geordie!’ Phonological and morphosyntactic features of Carlisle English. In: Johannesson, Nils-Lennart, Gunnel Melchers and Beyza Björkman (eds). Of butterflies and birds, of dialects and genres: Essays in honour of Philip Shaw. Stockholm: Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. (editor review)

Jansen, Sandra. 2012. High back vowel fronting in the north-west of England. S. Calamai, C. Celata & L. Ciucci (eds.). Proceedings of 'Sociophonetics, at the crossroads of speech variation, processing and communication. Pisa, December 14th-15th, 2010. Pisa: Edizioni della Normale, 29-32. (peer review)


iii)   Book reviews

Jansen, Sandra. 2017. Book review: Bell, Allan. 2014. The Guidebook to Sociolinguistics. Malden/Oxford: Wiley Blackwell and Holmes, Janet and Kirk Hazen (eds). 2014. Research Methods in Sociolinguistics. A Practical Guide. Malden/Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. Language in Society 46(1): 4-7.

Jansen, Sandra. 2014. Book review: Graeme Trousdale. 2010. An Introduction to English Sociolinguistics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Journal of English Linguistics.

Jansen, Sandra. 2014. Book review: Matthew Gordon. 2012. Labov: A Guide for the Perplexed. London: Continuum. Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies.

Jansen, Sandra. 2013. Book review: Joan Beal, Lourdes Burbano-Elizondo & Carmen Llamas. 2012. Urban North-Eastern English. Tyneside to Teesside. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. English Studies 94/4: 497-498.