Ruth Wodak#


Ruth Wodak
Email:r.wodak 'at' lancaster.ac.uk
Membership Number:2779
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:LINGUISTIC STUDIES
Username:rwodak
Homepage: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/profiles/ruth-wodak






Present and Previous Positions
  • 2007 Distinguished Professor and Chair in Discourse Studies, Department of Linguistics and English Language (LAEL), Lancaster University
  • 2004 - 2007 Chair in Discourse Studies, Department of LAEL, Lancaster University
  • 1999 - 2002 Research Professorship, Austrian Academy of Sciences, University of Vienna
  • 1997 - 2006 Director of Research Centre "Discourse, Politics, Identity", University of Vienna
  • 2000 - present Co—Director of Austrian National Focal Point, EUMC (since 2007 FRA), Vienna
  • 1991 - 2004 Full Professor of Applied Linguistics, Chair, University of Vienna
  • 1983 - 1991 Associate Professor of Sociolinguistics and Psycholinguistics, with emphasis on Discourse Analysis, Department of Linguistics, University of Vienna
  • 1975 - 1983 Assistant Professor of Linguistics, University of Vienna

Fields of Scholarship
  • Critical discourse analysis
  • Organizational V discourse
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language in politics
  • Prejudice and discrimination
  • Gender studies, methodologies of qualitative analysis

Honours and Awards
  • 2013 Member of the British Academy of Social Sciences
  • 2011 Grand Decoration of Honour in Silver for Services to the Republic of Austria
  • 2010 Honorary Doctorate, Orebro University
  • 2008 Kerstin Hesselgren Visiting Chair of the Swedish Parliament, Orebro University
  • 2006 Woman’s Prize of the City of Vienna
  • 2003 Willy und Helga Verkauf— Verlon — Prize (for antifascist research)
  • 2001 Scientitic Prize of the City of Vienna
  • 1996 Ludwig Wittgenstein Prize (for elite researchers)
  • 1990 Dr. Hertha Fimberg National Award (for special achievement in the area of science and research)


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