I am a Lecturer in Linguistics in the Department of Languages, Information and Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University.

I have taught a number of undergraduate and postgraduate units, including:

  • Language in Society
  • Fundamentals in Linguistics
  • Language and Its Structure 2: Syntax and Semantics
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Language Variation
  • Research Methods
  • Principles of Language and Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Social Psychology of Language

I am interested in supervising PhDs on the following topics:

  • language variation and change (phonetic, phonological and lexical)
  • language attitudes (matched/verbal guise, implicit association tests, priming)
  • perceptual dialectology
  • accent, dialect and attitude acquisition (especially in an L2)
  • language and identity

Senior Lecturer in Linguistics