(Last update on any part of the website: 19 October 2021)



Please note the new location of this website. · · · Recent news and upcoming events · · · I have just been invited onto the editorial board of the new journal Research Methods in Applied Linguistics · · · Tobias J. Bernaisch and I just received approval from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for our grant proposal "Epizentren des Englischen als Weltsprache: empirisch-diachrone Studien zum Gegenwartsenglischen im anglophonen Südasien / Epicentres in World Englishes: empirical diachronic studies of present-day South Asian Englishes" (3 years, EUR 382,100 / US$ 454,400) · · · In March 2021, I am part of 3 of the 10 most cited papers in the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics · · · I just submitted a chapter on statistical methods in corpus linguistics for the volume Readings in Corpus Linguistics: A teaching and research guide for scholars in Nigeria and beyond · · · I just submitted a chapter on corpus linguistics and the cognitive/constructional endeavor for the Cambridge Handbook of Construction Grammar · · · I just submitted a chapter on new technologies and advances in statistical analysis in recent decades for The Handbook of Usage-Based Linguistics · · · my paper 'MuPDAR for corpus-based learner and variety studies: two (more) suggestions for improvement' has just been accepted for a volume Broadening the spectrum of corpus linguistics: New approaches to variability and change · · · my paper "What do (some of) our association measures measure (most)? Association?" was just accepted (pending minor revisions) by the Journal of Second Language Studies · · · my paper "What do (most of) our dispersion measures measure (most)? Dispersion?" was just accepted (pending minor revisions) by the Journal of Second Language Studies · · · my chapter on corpus linguistic and computational methods for analyzing communicative competence from a usage-based perspective was just accepted for a volume called Communicative competence in a second language: [...] · · · my chapter on quantitative methods of cognitive semantics was just accepted for the Handbook of cognitive semantics · · · my paper 'A new approach to (key) keywords analysis: using frequency, and now also dispersion' has just been published (online first view) in Research in Corpus Linguistics · · · the Practical handbook of corpus linguistics that I have been co-editing with Magali Paquot has just been published (after just 6 rounds of proofs with Springer ... worst publishing experience ever, never again) · · · my paper with Viola G. Miglio 'Acceptability of different psychological verbal constructions by Heritage Spanish speakers from California' has just been published in Languages · · · my Methods Showcase article "(Generalized Linear) Mixed-Effects Modeling: A Learner Corpus Example" has just been open-access published by Language Learning · · · my paper with Magali Paquot & Monique Yoder on measuring lexicogrammar has just been published in the The Routledge Handbook of SLA and Language Testing · · · I will give a colloquium talk "Towards more and more independent dimensions in corpus linguistics" at the Cologne Center of Language Sciences in December 2021 · · · I will give a plenary lecture "Statistical analyses of learner corpus data: Pitfalls and recommendations" at the Linguistic Society of Korea's Young Scholar Symposium in December 2021 · · · I will be a panelist/discussant at the Linguistic Society of Korea's Young Scholar Symposium in December 2021 · · · I will teach a pre-conference workshop on random forests at the German Society of Cognitive Linguistics conference at the University of Erfurt in March 2022 · · · I will teach a "Predictive modeling with R" bootcamp at the University of Duisburg-Essen in March 2022 · · · I will give a plenary talk at the conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, University of Queensland, Brisbane in July 2023