Dr Cuie Xu


I joined the University of Leeds as a lecturer in Korean in 2022. I completed my PhD in Korean linguistics at Seoul National University in 2020, South Korea. I worked at SOAS and the University of Central Lancashire prior to joing the University of Leeds.​​​​​​


  • Module Leader

Research interests

  • teaching Korean as a second language
  • Korean linguistics
  • contrastive linguistics
  • linguistic typology
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  • BA in Korean Language and Literature
  • MA in Korean Linguistics 
  • PhD in Korean Linguistics

Professional memberships

  • Member of British Association for Korean Studies
  • Member of Association for Linguistic Typology
  • Member of Linguistics Association of Great Britain