Dr Sam Hellmuth

Dr Sam Hellmuth works on cases involving Egyptian and other dialects of Arabic on a part-time basis, in addition to being a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Language and Linguistic Science at the University of York.

Case Experience

Dr Hellmuth has carried out analytical work in a range of high-profile cases since 2015.


1985 – 1989 – BA (Hons) in Arabic and French, University of Leeds
2000 – 2001 – MA in Linguistics (Arabic), S.O.A.S.
2001 – 2006 – PhD in Linguistics and Phonetics, S.O.A.S.

Positions and memberships

2006 – 2007 – Postdoctoral researcher, University of Potsdam
2007 – 2013 – Lecturer, University of York
2013 – present – Senior Lecturer, University of York

Dr Hellmuth is a member of the UK Linguistic Olympiad Committee (UKLO), the Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB), the International Phonetic Association (IPA), the British Association of Applied Linguists (BAAL) and the Philological Society.

Publications and presentations

Dr Hellmuth is the author of numerous academic articles/book chapters in phonetics and phonology.  She also presents regularly at conferences and has given many talks as an invited speaker.

Curriculum Vitae

Dr Sam Hellmuth CV