Ioanna (Nina) Topintzi

Assistant Professor - Department of Theoretical & Applied Linguistics

During the Spring Semester 2017-18, I'm on sabbatical, so I will hold no office hours. Please visit for my replacements as academic advisor and ECTS traineeship coordinator. 

Nina (Ioanna) Topintzi is Assistant Professor in Phonology at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics of the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She holds a BA in Greek Philology from the University of Crete, and an MA and a PhD in Linguistics from University College London. A revised version of her doctoral thesis was published by Cambridge University Press in 2010 with the title Onsets: Suprasegmental and Prosodic Behaviour. She has taught in Greece and abroad (UCL, AUTH, University of Patras, TEI of Patras, University of the Aegean). In 2011 she was a visiting scholar at MIT and then a Humboldt Fellow at the University of Leipzig (2011-2012). During 2012-2014, she held an Assistant Professorship at the University of Leipzig. She teaches in the areas of phonology, phonetics and typology and conducts research in phonology (syllable structure, stress, geminates, metrics, segmental phonology), as well as the phonetics-phonology and the phonology-morphology interfaces. She has published in international journals (Journal of Greek Linguistics, Natural Language & Linguistic Theory), edited volumes (e.g. The Blackwell Companion to Phonology) and conference proceedings. She has also participated in various research projects in Greece and abroad (Brazil, Germany).
TEACHING (AC. YEAR 2017-2018)
Semester Code Course title Group Day From To Room
Winter Ling 536 Sounds and Speech Friday 11:00 14:00 308 upstairs
Winter G-LSUD3 ThLing 396E Language Typology: Synchronic and Diachronic Views Thursday 16:00 18:30 107
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