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Name: Laura  L.  Paterson (IPA: Laura Paterson)
Institution: Sheffield Hallam University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: West Yorkshire
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Socio-corpus linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 2010. Grammar and the English National Curriculum. Language and Education 24(6): 473-484.

2011. Epicene pronouns in UK national newspapers: A diachronic study. ICAME 36: 171-186.

'The conversational contract - null and void

'Is online friend status a social network tie?

A re-examination of singular they: Polysemy or homonymy?
Courses Taught: Intro to Language
Language in Society
English in Time and Space
Power of Language
Language Methodologies and Research Methods
Language Online
Language, Text, and Context
Dissertation Supervisor
Dissertation Abstract: The Use and Prescription of Epicene Pronouns: A corpus-based approach to generic he and singular they in British English
Reviewer of: (In)Appropriate Online Behavior (LL Issue 24.2941)
The Bishop's Grammar (LL Issue 22.2940)

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