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Biography I am an applied sociolinguist with research interests in intercultural communication, English as a lingua franca, linguistic politeness, discourse analysis, pragmatics, and linguistic landscapes. I teach Intercultural Business Communication, Exploring Culture and An Introduction to Sociolinguistics. I have a PhD in Intercultural Communication and Applied Sociolinguistics, MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and MRes in Education. I am interested in applying insights from linguistic ethnography in the analysis of spoken discourse. My most recent publications include: Methodological Issues and Challenges in Researching Transculturally (2022, Editor, Cambridge Scholars), Interculturality and the English Language Classroom (2021, Co-editor, Palgrave), "Penitensiya" as Religious-Dark Tourism in Tourist Studies Journal (2021).
Research Interests Intercultural Communication, English as a Lingua Franca, Language learning and teaching, Linguistic Landscapes, Graffiti, Dark Tourism