I am a lecturer in Linguistics in the School of Arts and Humanities at Nottingham Trent University. I am also Course Tutor for Year 1 Joint Honours in Humanities.

My teaching responsibilities are:


​I currently lead undergraduate modules in:

  • ​Forensic linguistics (Level 3)
  • Discourse analysis (Level 2)
  • Applying Methods in Linguistics (Level 2)
  • Language in Context (Level 1)

​I also contribute to teaching on the team-taught module Introduction to Language and Linguistics (Level 1)

I also supervise around ten undergraduate linguistics dissertation students per year.


I am currently supervising three PhD students. Since 2014 I have successfully supervised ten students through our MA in Linguistics by research, and three students through the MA in Media and Globalisation programme. In addition to PhD and MA supervision, I also deliver lectures on the MA modules:

  • MA Media and Globalisation
  • Philosophical Approaches to Research

​Awards and Nominations

  • ​​In 2017 I was awarded the ‘Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award’, and was the recipient of the ‘Vice-Chancellor’s Outstanding Teacher Award for Early Career Teacher’.
  • In 2016 and 2019 I was shortlisted for an NTSU Award for Outstanding Teaching in the School of Arts and Humanities.