H. Ekkehard Wolff

Emeritus Professor of African Linguistics, University of Leipzig

1980 Dr.phil.habil. (Habilitation: elegibility for full professorship; Hamburg University)
1983-1994 Professor of African linguistics (Hamburg University)
1994-2009 Full Professor & Chair of African linguistics (Leipzig University)

Senior academic positions in Africa:
1980/81-1981/82 University of Maiduguri, Nigeria
1986/87-1988/89 University of Niamey, Niger

"Visiting Professor" (after retirement 2009):
2011/12-2012/3 Adama University, Ethiopia
2014/15 Rhodes University, South Africa
2015 University of the Western Cape, South Africa
2016/17 Helsinki University, Finland
2017/18 Rhodes University, South Africa

Experience

  • –present
    Emeritus Professor of African Linguistics, Leipzig University

Education

  • 1972 
    Hamburg University, Dr.phil. (PhD) African linguistics