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Dr Jack Grieve

Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics / Director of the Research Degree Programmes

Jack Grieve
  • BA in Linguistics (Simon Fraser University) 
  • MA in Linguistics (Simon Fraser University) 
  • PhD in Applied Linguistics (Northern Arizona University) 

Undergraduate Modules

  • LE1008 Grammar and Meaning
  • LE2053 Variations of English


Postgraduate Modules

  • LEM036 Introduction to Linguistics
  • LEM051 Lexicogrammar
  • Authorship Attribution 
  • Forensic Linguistics 
  • Functional Linguistics 
  • Quantitative Corpus Linguistics 
  • Regional Dialectology 
  • Variationist Sociolinguistics 
  • Jack Grieve. 2014. A multidimensional analysis of regional variation in American English. Forthcoming in Tony Berber Sardinha and Marcia Veirano Pinto (editors) Multi-Dimensional Analysis, 25 years on: A Tribute to Douglas Biber. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  • Jack Grieve. 2014. A comparison of statistical methods for the aggregation of regional linguistic variation. In Benedikt Szmrecsanyi and Bernhard Wälchli (editors) Aggregating dialectology, typology, and register analysis: Linguistic variation in text and speech. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter.

  • Jack Grieve, Costanza Asnaghi, Tom Ruette. 2013. Site-restricted web searches for data collection in regional dialectology. American Speech, 88: 413-440. 

  • Jack Grieve, Dirk Speelman and Dirk Geeraerts. 2013. A multivariate spatial analysis of vowel formants in American English. Journal of Linguistic Geography 1: 31-51.
  • Jack Grieve. 2013. A statistical comparison of regional phonetic and lexical variation in American English. Literary and Linguistic Computing 28: 82-107.
  • Jack Grieve. 2012. Sociolinguistics: Quantitative Methods. In Carol A. Chapelle (editor) The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Jack Grieve. 2012. A statistical analysis of regional variation in adverb position in a corpus of written Standard American English. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory 8: 39-72.
  • Jack Grieve. 2011. A regional analysis of contraction rate in written Standard American English. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 16: 514-546.
  • Jack Grieve, Dirk Speelman and Dirk Geeraerts. 2011. A statistical method for the identification and aggregation of regional linguistic variation. Language Variation and Change 23: 193-221. 
  • Jack Grieve, Douglas Biber, Eric Friginal and Tatiana Nekrasova. 2010. Variation among blog text types: A multi-dimensional analysis. In Alexander Mehler, Serge Sharoff and Marina Santini (editors) Genres on the Web: Corpus Studies and Computational Models. New York: Springer-Verlag.
  • Douglas Biber, Jack Grieve and Gina Iberri-Shea. 2010. Noun phrase modification. In Günter Rohdenburg and Julia Schlüter (editors) One Language, Two Grammars? Differences between British and American English. Cambridge University Press.
  • Thomas Kolb, Eric Friginal, Martha Lee, Nicole Tracy-Ventura and Jack Grieve. 2008. Teaching writing within forestry. Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources, Oregon State University.
  • Jack Grieve. 2007. Quantitative authorship attribution: an evaluation of techniques. Literary and Linguistic Computing 22: 251-270.
  • Maite Taboada and Jack Grieve. 2004. Analyzing appraisal automatically. Proceedings of AAAI Spring Symposium on Exploring Attitude and Affect in Text: 158-161.

  • American Dialect Society 
  • Linguistic Society of America 
  • International Association of Forensic Linguists 

Date: 2014-2016.
Call: Digging into Data Challenge.
Funder: JISC/ESRC/AHRC
Amount: £105,000
Title: Trees & Tweets: Mining Billions to Understand Human Migration and Regional Linguistic Variation.

Room: MB742A
Phone: 0121 204 3784
Email: j.grieve1@aston.ac.uk 

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research