Photini Coutsougera

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream (LTA), Linguistics Language Studies
3359 Mississauga Road, Maanjiwe nendamowinan, 4th floor
Mississauga , ON
L5L 1C6

Photini Coutsougera’s research focuses on the phonology of Greek dialects. 

Areas of Academic Interest

  • language acquisition
  • phonology
  • lexicography


  • Coutsougera, Photini (2019). Palatalization, fortition and deletion in the high vowels of the Modern Greek dialect of Arcadian Peloponnesian. Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics, Vol 41.
  • Coutsougera, Photini & Katsoyannou, Marianna (2011). The consonant system of obsolescent Greco. In M. Janse, B. Joseph, P. Pavlou, A. Ralli & S. Armosti (Eds), Studies in Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory I (pp. 49-60). Nicosia: Kykkos Cultural Research Centre.
  • Coutsougera, Photini (2010). The phonotaxis of present-day Cypriot Greek. In A. Voskos, D. Goutsos & A. Mozer (Eds.) The Greek language in Cyprus from antiquity to today (pp. 125-140). Athens: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.


Linguistic Studies
Current Courses: 
LIN325 Phonetics and Phonology in English, LIN208 English Sounds, LIN231 Morphological Patterns in Languages, LIN418 Research Methods in Linguistics, LIN310 Contrastive Linguistics.
PhD, Linguistics (Phonology), University of Reading, UK
M.A., Theoretical Linguistics, University of Reading, UK
B.A., English and Greek Language and Literature, School of Philosophy/University of Athens, Greece.