Professor and Director of Graduate Studies       
Department of Linguistics 
Georgetown University

Winner of Georgetown’s  Presidential Teacher-Scholar Award (2019) and Provost’s Career Research Award (2019).

Citations: 20,021, h-index 52, i10-index 81

Editor-in-Chief, Annual Review of Applied Linguistics (Cambridge University Press) 
#1 of 181 Linguistics journals on IF for 2017
 #12 out of 183 for 2018.
Series Editor, Second Language Acquisition Research (Taylor &Francis)

Currently on sabbatical. See the what's new page for what I'm up to.
Talks in Australia & New Zealand Feb/March, 2020. 
Talks in China, Japan, SoCAL, Denver, Brazil cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fun fact: My family and I are owned by a Balinese-Javanese lynx point cat called Rumpelstiltskin who has his own finsta, likes chasing hair ties and listening to music from the North of England (unlike the 16 and 12 year olds he lives with). During the pandemic he's mostly into Leonard Cohen and finding the crack where the light gets in.
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My Summer/Fall, 2020 Assistant: Erin Fell (