Staff Profiles: Dr. Jonathan Marshall

Dr. Jonathan Marshall

Staff Profile: Dr. Jonathan Marshall
Senior Lecturer in English Language

Dr. Jonathan Marshall

Dr. Jonathan Marshall

Senior Lecturer in English Language

Literary and Critical Studies

I completed a BA and MA in Linguistics, before doing a PhD in Linguistics at the University of Reading. My research area is Sociolinguistics and Dialectology. I specialise in developing theoretical models of the diffusion of language change.

Biography

I completed a BA and MA in Linguistics at UCT, before doing a PhD in Linguistics at the University of Reading. My research area is Sociolinguistics and Dialectology. I specialise in developing theoretical models of the diffusion of language change. I lectured at Reading, Sheffield and Edinburgh, before coming to the University of Gloucestershire.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
PhD Linguistics Reading 2001
PGCHE Post-Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Edinburgh 2003

Teaching and research

Teaching

Sociolinguistics, Dialectology, Language History, Structure, New Media.

Level

Undergraduate

Research

Sociolinguistics