I have taught in the School of Arts and Humanities within the subject area of linguistics at Nottingham Trent University. I teach Sociolinguistics and teache in the School of Arts and Humanities within the subject area of linguistics.
I started teaching at NTU in 2014, and having previously taught at the University of Nottingham. I have worked in universities across Japan as a researcher and practitioner in the field of second-language acquisition.
My main interests are sociolinguistics and more specifically, language variation and change within communities of practice. My work has centered on my doctoral research project looking at lesser known varieties of English within the British Isles and specifically within the East Midlands region and the heritage languages of the Roma and Traveller communities in particular.
I also work on the editorial board for the linguistics publication Trent Notes on Linguistics.