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Maike Rocker

Maike Rocker

German Linguistics Graduate Student

CLS Research Assistant

Burrowes 253
University Park , PA 16802


  1. Pursuing a dual-title degree in German Linguistics and Language Science
  2. M.Ed. in German and English, University of Bremen, Germany
  3. B.A. in English and German, University of Bremen, Germany


I am interested in heritage languages, language contact and bilingualism, with a focus on the
interface of morpho-syntax and semantics. My current research centers on Pennsylvania Dutch in Ohio, and Low German speaking communities in East Frisia (Germany) and Iowa.