I am currently a Reader in the Department of Languages, Information and Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University where I teach on various undergraduate and postgraduate units connected to sociolinguistics, language variation, phonetics, and research methods.
I supervise/have supervised the following PhD students:
- Kate Westwood
- Hind Alraddadi
- Amal Alhamazany
- Andrew Coates (completed 2020)
- Hanan Ben Nafa (completed 2018)
- Warda Rashed (completed 2018)
- Gerry Howley (completed 2016)
Prior to Manchester Met I worked at the University of Manchester, where I taught on various undergraduate Linguistics and English Language courses, as well as the MA TESOL and MA Educational Technology and TESOL courses in the School of Education. Before this I was an EFL teacher and teacher trainer.