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Graduating Year: 2016

 
David Hall
Postdoctoral Research Assistant on AThEME: The Emergence of Multiethnic Varieties
Email: d.t.hall [at] qmul.ac.uk
Dissertation Title: Spelling Out the Noun Phrase: Interpretation, Word Order, and the Problem of 'Meaningless Movement'.
 
Hong Liu
Email: h.liu [at] qmul.ac.uk
Dissertation Title: English in the Chinese discourse of Chinese professionals in London: Register and social factors.    
 
Pavadee Saisuwan
Lecturer in Linguistics at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Email: pavadee.sai [at] gmail.com
Dissertation Title: Male femininity in Thai among men who identify with non-normative male roles.

Graduating Year: 2015

 
Fangfang Niu
Email: f.niu [at] qmul.ac.uk
Dissertation Title: Nominal possession in Mandarin Chinese.
 
John Weston
Email: j.weston [at] qmul.ac.uk
Dissertation Title: The Linguistic Construction of Epistemological Difference 

Graduating Year: 2014 

Fryni Panayidou
Education Adviser: Learning and Teaching Development
Email: f.panayidou [at] qmul.ac.uk
Dissertation Title: (In)flexibility in Adjective Ordering
 
Agnieszka Lyons 
Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at Queen Mary University of London
Email: a.lyons [at] qmul.ac.uk
Dissertation Title: Self-presentation and self-positioning in text-messages: Embedded multimodality, deixis, and reference frame

Graduating Year: 2013

 
Barbara Clark
Founder and linguistics consultant at you-say-tomato.com
Email: info [at] you-say-tomato.com
Dissertation Title: Safety Talk and Service Culture: Flight Attendant Discourse in Commercial Aviation.
 
Phillipa Law
Social Media & UGC Editor at the Associated Press
Email: mail [at] philonski.co.uk
Dissertation Title: Audiences' willingness to participate in Welsh-language media.
 
Rachelle Vessey
Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck University of London 
Email: r.vessey [at] bbk.ac.uk
Dissertation Title: Language ideologies and discourses of national identity in Canadian newspapers: a cross-linguistic corpus-assisted discourse study.

Graduating Year: 2012

 
Rusudan Amirejibi-Mullen
Dissertation Title: Language policy and national identity in Georgia.
 
Simone Curzio Bacchini   
Dissertation Title: Telling pain: a study of the linguistic encoding of the experiences of chronic pain and illness through the lexicogrammar of Italian.
 
Oliver Brownlow
Dissertation Title: Towards a unified analysis of the syntax and semantics of get constructions.
 
Enrico Chessa
Dissertation Title: Another case of language death? The intergenerational transmission of Catalan in Alghero.
 
Issa M. M. Abdel Razaq
Dissertation Title: Who is What and What is Who: The Morpho-syntax of Arabic WH.
 
Maneenun Rhurakvit
Dissertation Title: Complaints in Thai and English: an interlanguage pragmatic study.

Graduating Year: 2011

 
Ahmad El-Sharif
Dissertation Title: A linguistic study of Islamic religious discourse: conceptual metaphors in the prophetic tradition.    
 
Chrystie Layne Myketiak
Dissertation Title: Discourses of desire: the normative in online sex talk.     
 
Maria Secova
Lecturer in French at the Open University 
Email: maria.secova [at] open.ac.uk
Dissertation Title: Discourse-pragmatic features of spoken French: analysis and pedagogical implications

Graduating Year: 2010

 
Nada Al-Gharabally
Associate Professor of English at The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training, Kuwait 
Dissertation Title: Two cultures, one room: investigating language and gender in Kuwait
 
Chiara Ciarlo
Teaching Fellow in Italian Language at University of Reading
Email: c.ciarlo [at] reading.ac.uk
Dissertation Title: Subject clitic variation in a northern Italian dialect.
 
Ruth Kircher
Lecturer in English Language at Liverpool Hope University
Email: kircher [at] hope.ac.uk
Dissertation Title: Subject clitic variation in a northern Italian dialect  

Graduating Year: 2007

Jon Orman
Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Hong Kong University
Email: jorman [at] hku.hk
Dissertation Title: Language policy and nation-building in post-apartheid South Africa.            
 
Stephen Levey
Associate Professor, University of Ottawa 
Email: slevey [at] uOttawa.ca
Dissertation Title: The Next Generation: Aspects of Grammatical Variation in the Speech of some London Preadolescents

     
 
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