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Catherine E. Brouwer - CV
Institute of language and Communication

University of Southern Denmark



Ph.d., Applied Linguistics University of Southern Denmark (2000)

MA, Scandinavian Languages and Second Language Pedagogy, University of Groningen (1992)



Associate Professor, Institute of Language and Communication, University of Southern Denmark (2003 – present)

Assistant Professor,  Institute of Language and Communication, University of Southern Denmark (2000-2003)

External Lecturer, Teacher Training Programme for Danish as a Second Language, University of Southern Denmark and University of Copenhagen (1999)







Early Second Language Learners in Kindergarten (Cooperation with Svendborg Municipality) (2015-present) (no external funding)




Chair of Audiologopedics 2016-

Chair of Audiology and Logopedics 2006-2008

Chair of Teacher Training Programme for Danish as a Second Language, University of Southern Denmark (2000-2006)

Chair of Language Module at Scandinavian Area Studies (1999-2006)




Conversation analysis, second language acquisition, multilingual language development, professional practice in language pedagogy, professional practice in user-based design, support materials for language pedagogy and speech, hearing and language therapy.



Through professional networks, organisation of and participation in international conferences, and collaboration on university education, ph.d. evaluations and evaluation of job applicants, as well as research stays I have a.o. international relations to research groups in Eindhoven and Groningen, the Netherlands;  Oslo, Norway; Linköping, Sweden; Helsinki and Turku, Finland; Santa Barbara and Los Angelos, USA; London and Loughborough, UK; Neuchatel, Switzerland and several others.


Signe Klok Jensen (2013-   ) (Consultative Logopædic Practice Involving Children with an            Immigrant Background )

Eleni Mourtou, Ph.d. (2011-2014) (co-supervisor)(Communication for the Hearing Impaired)

Jalal El Derbas, Ph.d. (2010-2015) (Language use of bilinguals in primary schools)

Jytte Isaksen (2010-2017) (Evaluation Practice in Aphasia Treatment)

Kristian Mortensen, Ph.d.  2004-2008 (Classroom interaction, Danish as L2)

Research areas

Social practices and cognition; (second) language acquisition; interaction in audiological and speech and language therapy practice; language pedagogy

Research information

Tilknyttet forskningscenter SopraCon (Social Practices og Cognition)


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