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Name: Peter  L.  Patrick
Institution: University of Essex
State and/or Country: Essex
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Specialty: Sociolinguistics, Creole Languages, variation
Selected Publications: Urban Jamaican Creole: Variation in the Mesolect (1999, J Benjamins)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Urban Jamaican Creole. Variation in the Mesolect.
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics, Sociolinguistic Methods, Pidgins and Creoles, Language Variation and Change, African American Vernacular English, Sociolinguistic Variation
Dissertation Director * of: "Can Anyone Say What is Reasonable?": Promoting, accommodating to, and resisting elite rhetorical inquiry in a high-school classroom
(John Clark, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Melanesian Perspective on Mechanisms of Language Maintenance and Shift: Case studies from Papua New Guinea
(Martha Landweer, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Learning the Sounds of Standard Jamaican English: Variationist, phonological and pedagogical perspectives on 7-year-old children's classroom speech
(Véronique Lacoste, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Reversing Babel: Declining linguistic diversity and the flawed attempts to protect it
(Dave Sayers, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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