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‘The Linguistic Construction of Epistemological Difference’, PhD thesis, Queen Mary University of London, July 2014.

 

‘Cross-Disciplinary Variation in Academic English: A Corpus Study’, MA thesis, Queen Mary University of London, Sept 2009.

 

 

Publications in Preparation

‘Explaining Variation in Academic English’, in preparation for submission to Applied Linguistics.

 

‘Variable Epistemic Commitment in Expert Speech’, in preparation for submission to Journal of Sociolinguistics.

 

‘Epistemology in Sociolinguistics’, in preparation for submission to Journal of Linguistic Anthropology.

 

‘Sociolinguistics in Epistemology’, in preparation for submission to Philosophy Compass.

 

 

Conference Presentations

Variable epistemic commitment in expert speech, paper presented at Sociolinguistics Symposium 20, Jyväskylä, 15-18 June 2014.

 

How to measure and explain linguistic variation in epistemic stance-taking, paper presented at Queen Mary, University of London Postgraduate Linguistics Conference, 3 June 2014.

 

What must and can might be able to mean’, paper presented at Queen Mary, University of London Postgraduate Linguistics Conference, 26 May 2011.

 

From social epistemological variation to sociolinguistic variation: a model of the emergence of disciplinary difference in academic English, paper presented at British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes, Portsmouth, 10-12 April 2011.

 

Epistemology and disciplinary variation in academic English: A variationist approach, paper presented at Sociolinguistics Symposium 18, Southampton, 1-4 September 2010.  

 

Basic colour terms: it there a causal link between genetic variation and linguistic variation?, poster presented at Origins of Language, Montreal, 21-30 June 2010.

 

Indexing epistemology: The linguistic construction of disciplinary difference, poster presented at Summer School of Sociolinguistics, Edinburgh, 14-20 June 2010.

 

Disciplinary affiliation as an external sociolinguistic variable’, paper presented at QMUL Postgraduate Linguistics Conference, 12 May 2010.