Braber, N., Smith, H. M. J, Wright, D., Hardy, A., and Robson, J. (2022). Assessing the specificity and accuracy of accent judgements by lay listeners. Language and Speech. Online first, 1-22. doi:10.1177/00238309221101560. [pdf]
Wright, D., Robson, J., Murray-Edwards, H. and Braber, N. (2022) The pragmatic functions of ‘respect’ in lawyers’ courtroom discourse: a case study of Brexit hearings. Journal of Pragmatics 187: 1-12. [pdf]
Love, R. and Wright D. (2021). Specifying challenges in transcribing covert recordings: implications for forensic transcription. Frontiers in Communication – Language Sciences 6:797448. doi:10.3389/fcomm.2021.797448. [pdf]
Wright, D. (2020). The discursive construction of resistance to sex in an online community. Discourse, Context & Media 36: 1-9. [pdf]
Smith, H., Bird, K., Roeser, J., Robson, J., Braber, N., Wright, D., and Stacey, P. (2020). Voice parade procedures: investigating methods of optimising witness performance. Memory 28(1): 2–17. [pdf]
Wright, D. and Brookes, G. (2019). ‘This is England, speak English!’: a corpus-assisted critical study of language ideologies in the right-leaning British press. Critical Discourse Studies 16(1): 56–83. [pdf]
Betts, L. Harding, R. Peart, S., Sjolin Knight, C., Wright, D. and Newbold, K. (2019) Adolescents’ experiences of street harassment: creating a typology and assessing the emotional impact. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 11(1): 38–46. [pdf]
Wright, D. (2017). Using word n-grams to identify authors and idiolects: a corpus approach to a forensic linguistic problem. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 22(2), 212-241. [pdf]
Johnson, A. and Wright, D. (2014). Identifying idiolect in forensic authorship attribution: an n-gram textbite approach. Language and Law / Linguagem e Direito 1(1), 37-69. [pdf]
Wright, D. (2013). Stylistic variation within genre conventions in the Enron email corpus: Developing a text-sensitive methodology for authorship research. International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law 20(1): 45-75. [pdf]
Wright, D. (2012). Scrunch, growze, or chobble?: investigating regional variation in sound symbolism in the Survey of English Dialects. Leeds Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics 17, 2012. [pdf]
Wright, D. (2011). The accuracy and motivations of semi-phonetic respellings in ‘Summer Bulletin’ dialect literature. Transactions of the Yorkshire Dialect Society 111(22), 36-44.
Harding, R., Betts, L., Wright, D., , Peart, S. and Sjolin, C. (2021). Adolescent girls’ experiences of street harassment: emotions, comments, impact, actions and the law. In: I. Zempi and J. Smith (eds.), Misogyny as Hate Crime. London: Routledge, pp. 121–139. [pdf]
Wright, D. (2021). Corpus approaches to forensic linguistics. In M. Coulthard, A. May and R. Sousa-Silva (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics (2nd edn). London: Routledge, pp. 611-627. [pdf]
MacLeod, N, and Wright, D. (2020). Forensic Linguistics. In S. Adolphs and D. Knight (eds). Routledge Handbook of English Language and Digital Humanities. London: Routledge, pp. 360-377. [pdf]
Brookes, G. and Wright, D. (2020). From burden to threat: A diachronic study of language ideology and migrant representation in the British press. In: P. Rautionaho, A. Nurmi and J. Klemola (eds.) Corpora and the Changing Society: Studies in the Evolution of English. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins, pp. 113-140. [pdf]
Wright, D. (2018). “Idiolect.” In: M. Aronoff (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics. New York: Oxford University Press. [pdf]
Doak, J., Jackson, J., Saunders, C., Wright, D., Gómez Fariñas, B. and Durdiyeva, S. (2021). Cross-examination in criminal trials towards a revolution in best practice?A Report for the Nuffield Foundation. Nottingham: Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. [pdf]
Speical issues and edited volumes
Picornell, I. and Wright, D. (eds.) (forthcoming, 2024) Special Issue on Forensic Linguistics in the International Journal for the Semiotics of Law.
Wright, D., Di Bari, M., Norton, C., Abdullah, A. and Khamam, R. (eds.) (2013). Leeds Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics, vol. 18.
Wright, D. (2014) Stylistics versus Statistics: A corpus linguistic approach to combining techniques in forensic authorship analysis using Enron emails. Doctoral thesis. University of Leeds, United Kingdom. [pdf]