About the article
Charlotte Gooskens is Associate Professor of European Linguistics at the department of Applied Linguistics at the University of Groningen. Her research interests include sociophonetics, linguistic distance measurements, receptive multilingualism and experimental linguistics. She is currently principal investigator of the project Mutual intelligibility of closely related languages in Europe: linguistic and non-linguistic determinants.
Wilbert Heeringa was born in 1970, and obtained his doctorate at the University of Groningen. He passed with distinction. He is currently involved in projects which investigate the mutual intelligibility of closely related languages (since 2011 in Groningen) and vowel variation in Saterland Frisian (since 2013 in Oldenburg).
Published Online: 2014-04-11
Published in Print: 2014-04-01