Professor Mahlberg is the Chair in Corpus Linguistics and the Director of the Centre for Corpus Research at the University of Birmingham. Her research focuses on language as a social phenomenon. A large part of Professor Mahlberg’s research deals with the language of Dickens’s fiction, literary linguistics, and discourse analysis. She is the editor of the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (published by John Benjamins) and, together with Wolfgang Teubert, she edits the book series Corpus and Discourse (published by Bloomsbury).
Professor Stockwell is the Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement (Europe) and Professor of Literary Linguistics at the University of Nottingham. His main research interests are in literary linguistics, cognitive poetics, sociolinguistics, and modern literature. Professor Stockwell has published extensively in the field of literary linguistics. His books and articles include language textbooks, edited collections and books on the language of science fiction, surrealism and modern poetry. He is a Fellow of the English Association.
Viola Wiegand (RF), University of Birmingham
Viola’s research interests focus on the use of corpus linguistic tools to identify meaning in texts. Apart from her corpus stylistic work with 19th century fiction on CLiC, she also works with contemporary discourse. Her PhD thesis investigates how the concept of surveillance is represented in academic writing, blogs and newspaper articles. She has an interest in the statistical analysis and is a co-author of the CorporaCoCo R package which compares co-occurrences across corpora.
Anthony Hennessey is a collaborator from the Probability and Statistics Group within Mathematical Sciences at the University of Nottingham and he also has extensive experience in commercial software engineering. His interests include the statistical and numerical analysis of corpus data. From his commercial work, Anthony has particular expertise in server-side architecture, design and implementation.
Dr Robert Sanderson, J Paul Getty Trust
Dr Sanderson is the Semantic Architect for the J Paul Getty Trust. His role includes the design and direction of semantic information systems across those programs at the data and management levels. Ongoing projects include the publication of the Museum and Research collections via IIIF and Linked Open Data. He is the chair of the Web Annotation Working Group in the W3C, a specification editor and community leader in the IIIF domain, and on the advisory boards of many projects in the space.
- Professor Beatrix Busse, University of Heidelberg
- Dr Anna Cermakova, Charles University, Prague
- Dr Maristella Gatto, University of Bari
- Dr Joanna Gavins, University of Sheffield
- Dr Marcello Giovanelli, Chair of Examiners for a leading awarding body
- Dr Victorina Gonzalez-Diaz, University of Liverpool
- Professor Juliet John, Royal Holloway University of London
- Dr Dawn Knight, Cardiff University
- Professor Dan McIntyre, University of Huddersfield
- Professor Mick Short, University of Lancaster
- Dr Paul Thompson
- Danica Zedan, NATE (National Association for the Teaching of English)