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Prof. Dr. Thomas Spranz-Fogasy

Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache
R 5, 6-13
D-68161 Mannheim


Prof. Dr. phil. Thomas Spranz-Fogasy


  • Co-opted member of the IDS (formerly research associate in the "Pragmatics" department)
  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Mannheim

CV (short version):

Areas of Research:

Linguistic conversation analysis as basic and applied research in various fields: Counselling/therapy, medical and psychotherapeutic communication, coaching, mediation, family conflicts, environmental policy discussion, argumentation (publications), conversational rhetoric, communication of social leaders, interactive constitution of meaning, understanding in verbal interaction