Dr Yakpo, Kofi
Kofi Yakpo is Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the School of Humanities. Previous occupations include Policy Adviser with the German Federal Parliament in Berlin, African Affairs Coordinator for the international human rights organization FIAN, and Postdoctoral Researcher at Radboud University Nijmegen.
He holds a Magister Artium in Linguistics, Social Anthropology and Political Science from the University of Cologne (Germany), an MBA from the University of Geneva (Switzerland) and a PhD in Linguistics from Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands).
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2014-07-01||Visiting Scholar, University of Freiburg, Germany: Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) (July 2014)||Research Achievement|
|2015-04-01||Visiting Scholar, University of British Columbia, Canada: The University of Hong Kong Overseas Fellowship Award (June - July 2015)||Research Achievement|
|2012-01-01||Visiting Scholar, University of Freiburg, Germany: Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) (January - June 2012)||Research Achievement|
|2012-07-01||Visiting Lecturer, University of the West Indies, Jamaica: Teaching Staff Mobility Award, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands (July - August 2012)||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2013-07-01||Visiting Lecturer, African Linguistics School, Ibadan, Nigeria: Rutgers University, New York University & Unversity of Amsterdam (July 2013)||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2014-12-01||Visiting Lecturer, Anton de Kom University, Paramaribo, Suriname: Institute for Graduate Studies and Research (IGSR) (December 2014)||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2017-01-01||Visiting Scholar, University of Cambridge, UK: Doris Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Fellowship (June - July 2017)||Research Achievement|
|2016-08-01||Visiting Scholar, University of Oslo, Norway: Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) (August - September 2016)||Research Achievement|
|2016-02-01||Visiting Scholar, University of Oslo, Norway: Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) (February 2016)||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|07/2007 - present||Member||Society for Pidgin & Creole Linguistics|
|11/2013 - present||Member||Linguistic Society of India|
|02/2010 - present||Member||Association for Linguistic Typology|
|08/2008 - present||Member||Society for Caribbean Linguistics|
|Spoken Language(s) (EN)||Spoken Language(s) (ZH)|
|English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch||英語、德語、法語、西班牙語、葡萄牙語、荷蘭語|
|Written Language(s) (EN)||Written Language(s) (ZH)|
|English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch||英文、德文、法文、西班牙文、葡萄牙文、荷蘭文|
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