C. (Carmen) Ebner

  • PhD student

Fields of interest

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Language in Use
  • SLA
  • World Englishes


I am investigating attitudes towards usage problems in British English with a regional focus on the 'Golden triangle' (London-Oxford-Cambridge).

My PhD project Proper English Usage is sociolinguistic investigation of usage attitudes in the 'Golden triangle' is part of the Bridging the Unbridgeable Project and supervised by Prof. Dr. Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade.

Curriculum vitae

2012  -present:
PhD student at Leiden University

2011 - 2012:
MLitt in English Language Teaching at University of St. Andrews

2008 - 2011:
BA in English and American Studies at Karl-Franzens University of Graz

Teaching activities

Tutor Sociolinguistics

Last Modified: 11-12-2015