Juliane House, Hamburg University, Germany
Juliane House received her first degree in English, Spanish, translation and international law from Heidelberg University, her BEd, MA and PhD in applied linguistics from the University of Toronto, Canada and an honorary doctorate from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
She is Professor emerita of Applied Linguistics at Hamburg University and a senior member of the Sonderforschungsbereich "Mehrsprachigkeit" (Research Centre on Multilingualism), where she directs projects on translation and multilingual business communication. She also directs a project on multilingualism and multiculturalism in German universities.
Her research interests include contrastive pragmatics, discourse analysis, politeness theory, English as a lingua franca, intercultural communication, and translation.