About me

I am a PhD candidate in Language and Communication at the Department of Language and Linguistic Science at the University of York, UK. I am particularly interested in the phonetics of talk-in-interaction. I am currently exploring the sequential, prosodic, and embodied design of (dis)association and the tension between independent and distributed agency in English interaction from the methodological and theoretical perspectives of Conversation Analysis and Interactional Linguistics. I am a graduate teaching assistant in the UG modules 'Introduction to Phonetics & Phonology'  and 'Understanding English Grammar' at the Department of Language and Linguistics. I am also currently completing the York Learning and Teaching Award (YLTA) programme leading to the qualification of Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK.

I started my academic career originally as an EFL teacher and teacher educator. Before starting my PhD in the UK, I lectured in Applied Phon…