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Patrick Kühmstedt

Patrick Kühmstedt, M.Ed.

Teaching assistant and PhD candidate


Campus Am Neuen Palais
Am Neuen Palais 10
Building 19, Room 1.12
14469 Potsdam


Thu, 11-12 hrs
(not on Dec 5)

Graduation counseling (Studienabschlussberatung)

Appointments for B.A. students whose last name begins with A–L and for "Ko-Va-Me" students may be requested via e-mail.


Module papers

If you would like to write a module paper under my supervision, please send me your (tentative) topic suggestion(s) in advance via e-mail. All further details will then be discussed in person during my office hour.


  • Since May 2018: Graduation counselor (Studienabschlussberater) at the Department of English and American Studies
  • Since January 2017: Teaching and research position (Akademischer Mitarbeiter) at the Chair of Development and Variation of the English Language, Potsdam University
  • Studies (B.Ed./M.Ed.) in English, Physics, Educational Sciences, and Spanish at Potsdam University and the University of California, Santa Cruz (FULBRIGHT scholarship)

Current Research

  • Ph.D. research project: English in Guyana

Research Interests

  • World Englishes
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Language Contact
  • Cognitive Sociolinguistics
  • Cultural Linguistics
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Phonetics/Phonology
  • Optimality Theory
  • English Language Teaching


  • Varieties of English
  • Contact Linguistics
  • Introduction to Synchronic Linguistics I (Phonetics/Phonology, Morphology, Lexical Semantics)
  • Introduction to Synchronic Linguistics II (Syntax)
  • Academic Papers and Presentations in English Linguistics
  • Akademische Grundkompetenzen für Lehramtsstudierende des Faches English

Conference organization

  • Co-organizer of the 48. Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaft (StuTS), Potsdam University, November 2010


  • 2016: “Fusel, Erbswurst, and Weltschmerz: German Lexical Export Hits in Victorian London Newspapers.” Conference on The Victorian Metropolis: A Transcultural Perspective on London and Berlin, Potsdam University


  • Potsdam Graduate School (PoGS)
  • Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)