Jan Heegård Petersen

Jan Heegård Petersen

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

  • Dansk as heritage language
  • Phonetic reduction
  • Documentation of the Indo-Aryan language Kalasha (Northwest Pakistan)


I teach all language modules within Danish. I also teach all basic subjects in Linguistics.

I can supervise BA- and MA-projects within all subjects of Danish grammar and phonetics, cognitive and functional linguistics, typology, language change, bilingualism, field linguistics, language contact and language attitudes. 

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