Photini Coutsougera

Photini Coutsougera

Sessional Lecturer, Linguistics
Language Studies

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


  • PhD, Linguistics (Phonology), University of Reading, UK
  • MA, Theoretical Linguistics, University of Reading, UK
  • BA, English and Greek Language and Literature, School of Philosophy/University of Athens, Greece

Areas of Academic Interest

  • Language acquisition
  • Phonology
  • Lexicography

Selected Publications

  • Coutsougera, Photini. Palatalization, fortition and deletion in the high vowels of the Modern Greek dialect of Arcadian Peloponnesian. Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 41, 2019.
  • Coutsougera, Photini, and Katsoyannou, Marianna. 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, 2011.
  • Coutsougera, Photini. 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, 2010.


Linguistic Studies