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Lecturer in Applied Linguistics, Aston University

Erika Darics is a linguist-slash-communication scholar interested in how language functions in the digital world, in particular in professional environments. Her work is primarily qualitative and discourse-centered, focusing on issues such as written non-verbal cues, linguistic politeness or the interactional creation of identity and power. She holds a PhD from the University of Loughborough and is currently working on a monograph for Business Expert Press on email and instant messaging at work.


  • 2014–present
    Lecturer of Applied Linguistics, Aston University
  • 2010–2014
    Senior Lecturer , University of Portsmouth