Prof Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen

Professor of French Language and Linguistics

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Professional biography

M.A. (1992), Ph.D. (1996), dr.phil. (Higher doctorate) (2008) Copenhagen.

Elected Fellow of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (2013)

Elected Member of the Academia Europaea (2020)


Professor (University of Manchester): 2007-

  • Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Humanities (2018-)
  • Head of Linguistics and English Language (2014-2017)
  • Head of Languages and Intercultural Studies (2015-2016)

Assistant/Associate Professor (University of Copenhagen): 1996-2007


Editor of the Studies in Pragmatics series (Brill)

Member of the editorial board of Langue française

Advisory editor for Journal of Pragmatics, Pragmatics and Society and Revue Romane


Member of the Consultation Board for the International Pragmatics Association

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