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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Professor Devyani Sharma, PhD (Stanford)

Devyani

Professor of Sociolinguistics

Email: d.sharma@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 8338
Room Number: ArtsOne 1.09A
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/devyanish

Profile

My research examines how languages and dialects vary, and what that variation can tell us about cognitive and social systems. This includes the study of sociolinguistics, style variation, migration, bilingualism, new varieties of English, syntax, and typology.

Teaching

  • Language in the UK
  • Multilingualism and Bilingualism
  • History of English
  • Research Methods in Linguistics
  • English/Linguistics Research Project
  • Sociolinguistic Theory (MA)
  • Research Methods in Sociolinguistics (MA)

 

Research

Research Interests:

  • Sociolinguistics
  • New varieties of English
  • Migration and diaspora
  • Accent bias
  • Bilingualism
  • Syntactic variation
  • Typology

Publications

Browse a list of publications by Prof Devyani Sharma.