Johanna Tausch is an academic staff member at the English Linguistics Department and doctoral candidate of Prof. Rosemarie Tracy’s. In 2021, she received her M.A. in Language and Communication after finishing her undergraduate studies on German, English, and the Roman languages. Since 2018, she has been working for several different sub-projects of the RUEG project (Research Unit Emerging Grammars), which is funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation). One of them is the transfer project Families and their linguistic dynamics – strengthening speakers of majority languages and languages of origin in which she is one of the members preparing material that addresses topics concerning multilingualism. The material is directed at children and parents as well as professional caretakers and educators and can be retrieved from the following Open Access Website https://www.uni-due.de/germanistik/rueg/ruegram_landingpage_en.php
Johanna Tausch is especially interested in multilingualism, minority languages and variational sociolinguistics. Within this spectrum, she researches certain grammatical features as well as sociolinguistic components.