Dana Roemling

Dana Roemling

Department of English Language and Linguistics
Doctoral researcher

Contact details

PhD title: Validity of German regional dialect markers for authorship profiling
Supervisors: Professor Jack Grieve and Dr Bodo Winter
PhD English Language and Applied Linguistics


  • BA Finnish/Scandinavian & English Studies (University of Cologne)
  • MA Linguistics (University of Duesseldorf)
  • MA Social Research (University of Birmingham)


My corpus-based study will make use of computational approaches to dialect classification in order to show that social media writing can be used as the basis for regionally profiling authors in a forensic context.

Other activities




International Association for Forensic and Legal Linguistics / IAFLL (2011 – Present)

Positions held

  • (2021 – 2025): Member-at-Large (Executive Committee)- Germanic Society for Forensic Linguistics / GSFL
  • (2012 – 2016): Vice President, Webmaster, Roundtable Organiser- International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics / IAFPA
  • (2015 – Present)- Internationale Gesellschaft für Dialektologie des Deutschen / IGDD
  • (2020 – Present)- British Association for Applied Linguistics / BAAL