PD Dr. André Meinunger is a senior researcher in the Research Area 3 'Syntax & Lexicon'. He is also Principal Investigator of the DFG project Congruence mismatches in relative clauses and related structures (KoMiRe).
His research focus is grammar theory, especially German syntax. He is currently working on sentence linking, i.e. the interaction of parts within a sentence structure. In this context, he is researching semantic, syntactic or phonological contradictions in the interaction of linguistic expressions. He is also committed to the topic of language and linguistics in the public sphere, contributing to the discussion in the areas of language norming, gendering, improvement and verbal aggression (swearing, cursing, "Hate Speech").