Terttu Nevalainen

Person

    Research areas

  • 6121 Languages - Linguistics, Historical sociolinguisticss, Corpus linguistics
Further information on the affiliationAssociate Professor, 1993-1997; Professor and Chair of English Philology, 1997-; Academy Professor 2010-2014

Curriculum Vitae

Terttu Nevalainen

- Master of Arts 1977 (English philology, phonetics, general linguistics, Romance philology, theoretical philosophy), PGCE (English) 1978, Licentiate degree 1986, University of Helsinki

- postgraduate studies 1980–81, University College London

- PhD 1991, University of Helsinki

- Associate professor 1993–97, University of Helsinki

- Visiting researcher and lecturer in 1992, 1994 and 1996, University of Cambridge

- Professor and Chair of English Philology 1997–, University of Helsinki

- Senior researcher 1996–97, 2001–02, 2008–09, Academy of Finland

- Leverhulme Visiting Professor 2007, University of Sheffield

- Academy Professor 2010–14, Academy of Finland

- Director of the Research Unit for Variation, Contacts and Change in English, 2001-

- Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, 2001–

Major research themes: English language and its variation and change, corpus linguistic research, historical sociolinguistics, English during the Tudor and Stuart period.

See further:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terttu_Nevalainen

http://375humanistia.helsinki.fi/en/humanists/terttu-nevalainen

Highlighted publications

  1. Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A Sociolinguistic Approach

    Nevalainen, T. (ed.), Palander-Collin, M. (ed.) & Säily, T. (ed.), 2018, Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 311 p. (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics; no. 8)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  2. Historical sociolinguistics: Language change in Tudor and Stuart England

    Nevalainen, T. & Raumolin-Brunberg, H., 2016, Second, revised edition ed. Abingdon: Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group. 306 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  3. Significance testing of word frequencies in corpora

    Lijffijt, J., Nevalainen, T., Säily, T., Papapetrou, P., Puolamäki, K. & Mannila, H., 2016, In : Digital Scholarship in the Humanities : DSH . 31, 2, p. 374-397 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  4. Social networks and language change in Tudor and Stuart London ‒ only connect?

    Nevalainen, T., 1 Jul 2015, In : English Language and Linguistics. 19, 2, p. 269-292 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  5. What are historical sociolinguistics?

    Nevalainen, T., 28 Aug 2015, In : Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics. 1, 2, p. 243–269 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  6. The Oxford Handbook of the History of English

    Nevalainen, T. (ed.) & Traugott, E. (ed.), 2012, Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press. 942 p. (Oxford Handbooks in Linguistics)

    Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

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Highlighted activities

  1. University of Helsinki, Department of Modern Languages (External organisation)

    Terttu Nevalainen (Chair)
    2012 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

  2. Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics (Journal)

    Terttu Nevalainen (Editor)
    2013 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of series

  3. Oxford University Press (Publisher)

    Terttu Nevalainen (Editor in chief)
    2010 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of series

  4. Studies in variation, contacts and change in english (Journal)

    Terttu Nevalainen (Editor in chief)
    2007 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of series

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