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Current Visiting Colleagues


Tiina Räisänen

Visiting January 2017–June 2017 from
University of Jyväskylä, Finland


Tiina Räisänen (née Virkkula) is a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Language and Communication Studies, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Her longitudinal research on the development of professional communicative repertoires is funded by the Academy of Finland. She is interested in multilingualism, English used as a (business) lingua franca, intercultural communication and multimodality. Theoretically and methodologically her research combines ethnography, sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. At UH she is hosted by Professor Christina Higgins.