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The Australian National University

Dr Jennifer Hendriks

Lecturer, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Language In Time And Space (Incl. Historical Linguistics, Dialectology) 200406
  • Language In Culture And Society (Sociolinguistics) 200405
  • Linguistic Structures (Incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) 200408

Research interests

Historical sociolinguistics with specific reference to the history of the Dutch and German languages; language/dialect contact, standard language ideology and language change particularly in German and Dutch in the Early Modern Period; the use of unpublished and unconventional archival manuscripts in researching language/dialect contact, standard language ideology and language change.

Supervisory Interests (in addition to the research interests above):
Various aspects of language planning, policy and the politics of language.


Dr Jennifer Hendriks is a lecturer in the Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Program in the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics.


2009: College of Arts and Sciences Award for Teaching Excellence

2009: The Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Researcher's projects

•Language and migration in the Early Modern Dutch Republic
•Deflexion in Dutch
•Corpus of unpublished Dutch and German archival manuscripts (joint project with colleagues at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)


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Updated:  19 August 2018 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers