Memberships, Roles, & Service


Secretary: University Council of General and Applied Linguistics (2015 to present)

Membership Secretary: Poetics and Linguistics Association (2013 to present)

Book Reviews Editor: Journal of Language and Discrimination (2018 to present)

Senior Fellow: Higher Education Academy (2015)

Member: International Association of Researching and Applying Metaphor; British Association of Applied Linguistics; Poetics and Linguistics Association; and Mediating Religion Network

External Examiner: London South Bank University, English Single Honours Revalidation (May 2016); Glasgow University, MSc Applied Linguistics Consultation (August 2018); Critical Reader for Open University, E302 Language and Creativity 

Co-Organiser: Poetics and Linguistics Association Annual Conference and Summer School (July 2018)

Panellist: Athena Swan Equality Charter Award Panel (2017)

ReviewerThe Journal of Religion, Media & Digital CultureDiscourse, Media, & ContextMetaphor and the Social WorldLanguage & LiteratureJournal of Language & Discrimination; and Corpora. Book proposals for both Bloomsbury and Routledge and grant proposals for the John Templeton Foundation.

At Newman

Head of Humanities Research Centre (from 2018)

Unit of Assessment Lead (UoA 29), REF2021 (from 2018)

Vice-Chair, Minor Amendments Panel (2015-Present)

Events Coordinator, Humanities Research Centre (2016-2018)