Elizabeth Peterson


    Research areas

  • 6121 Languages - Linguistics, Variation and Change, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Language Contact, Language attitudes, Language ideology

Description of research and teaching

English as a global language, dialects and varieties of English, English as a contact language, linguistic politeness, variation, pragmatic borrowing, sociolinguistics



ENG 225: Global and Regional Variation

Eng 241: What we can learn from "bad" English

Eng 331, Language & Gender

Eng 121, Linguistics Tutorial

Eng 230: Proseminar in Pragmatics

ENG 230: Proseminar on Language Contact

Description of research and teaching

Elizabeth Peterson's university blog http://blogs.helsinki.fi/epeterso/

Description of research and teaching

Twitter @epeterso


Latest publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    "Bad English": an introduction to language attitudes and ideology

    Peterson, E., 2 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  2. Sociolinguistics in England

    Peterson, E., 13 Dec 2018, In : Cercles.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientific

  3. Introducing and developing GLAD: The Global Anglicism Database Network

    Peterson, E., Andersen, G., Pulcini, V., Mańczak-Wohlfeld, E., Gottlieb, H. & Busse, U., Dec 2018, In : The ESSE Messenger. 27, 2, p. 4-19 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. The "Great White North?"

    Josephine Hoegaerts (Scientific Committee Chair), Laura Siragusa (Scientific Committee Member), Tuire K Liimatainen (Member of organizing committee), Elizabeth Peterson (Scientific Committee Member), Peter Gustav Stadius (Scientific Committee Member), Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen (Scientific Committee Member)
    27 Aug 201928 Aug 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Scott Kiesling

    Elizabeth Peterson (Host)
    4 May 20198 May 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  3. Eline Zenner

    Elizabeth Peterson (Host)
    18 Mar 201922 Mar 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

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Latest prizes

  1. Title of Docent

    Elizabeth Peterson (Recipient), 21 Mar 2019

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  2. Staff member of the year

    Elizabeth Peterson (Recipient), 30 Nov 2016

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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