Jan Heegård Petersen

Jan Heegård Petersen

Associate Professor

  • Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics

    Emil Holms Kanal 2, 22 Bygning 22 (Afsnit 1), Building: 22-3-62

    2300 København S

    Phone: +4535335933Mobile: +4550714037

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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