Prof. Dr. Thorsten Piske

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Piske

Full Professor

Department Anglistik/Amerikanistik und Romanistik & Department Fachdidaktiken
Lehrstuhl für Fremdsprachendidaktik mit Schwerpunkt Didaktik des Englischen

Room: Room 2.010
Glückstraße 5
91054 Erlangen
Germany

Office hours during the summer semester 2021

by individual appointment

Office Nuremberg

Publications

Here you can find a list of Prof Piske’s publications.

Research interests

  • Foreign language learning and teaching
  • First and Second Language Acquisition
  • Phonetics and Second Language Speech Learning

Educational background

  • 1993: 1. Staatsexamen, LA Gym (University degree required for the teaching profession)
  • 1997-1999: NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Biocommunications Laboratory, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
  • 1999: PhD, English linguistics, Slavic linguistics, General linguistics

Positions held

  • Since 2011: Full Professor and chair of Foreign Language Learning and Teaching, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 2004-2011: Full Professor of Applied Linguistics and the Teaching of English, University of Education, Schwäbisch Gmünd
  • 2003-2004: Visiting Professor, University of Education, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
  • 1999-2003: Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent), English Department, University of Kiel, Germany
  • 1997-1999: Post-doctoral research fellow, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
  • 1993-1997: Research Assistant (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter), English Department, University of Kiel, Germany
  • 1986-1987: Assistant Teacher, Barry Boys Comprehensive School, Barry, Wales
  • 1987-1993: Student Assistant, English Department, University of Kiel, Germany

University Services

  • FAU Language Centre: Board spokesman (Vorstandssprecher)
  • FAU Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Theology: Diversity management representative (Diversity-Beauftragter)

Ad-hoc peer reviewer

  • Journals

Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, Canadian Modern Language Review, International Journal of Applied Linguistics, International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching (IRAL), International Journal of Bilingualism, Journal of Phonetics, Language Learning, Phonetica und Second Language Research

  • Research funding organisations

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Volkswagen Stiftung, European Science Foundation (ESF), National Science Foundation, USA, Schweizerischer Nationalfond (SNF), Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung

Co-editor of two book series

  • Since 2014:    Multilingualism and Language Teaching (with Silke Jansen and Martha Young-Scholten), Tübingen: Narr Verlag
  • Since 2006:    Sprachenlernen konkret! Angewandte Linguistik und Sprachvermittlung (with Erika Werlen and Gérald Schlemminger), Baltmannsweiler: Schneider Verlag Hohengehren.