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 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 Phonetics and in Discourse Analysis for over a decade at differ…