Jane Sunderland
Associate Professor
the UK
Lancaster University
Expertise in
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Highest degree: PhD (Applied Linguistics)

Academic title: Honorary Reader in Gender and Discourse (Dr. Jane Sunderland)

(A Reader in UK Universities is ranked between Senior Lecturer and Professor. A Senior Lecturer is the equivalent of a US ‘Associate Professor’.)

Affiliation: Lancaster University, UK

Research areas:

Language, discourse and gender; multimodality; academic discourse; children’s fiction; gender and sexuality representation; language textbooks

Examples of recent publications:


Children’s Literacy Practices and Preferences: Harry Potter and Beyond (2016) London: Routledge. (first author, co-authored with Steven Dempster and Joanne Thistlethwaite)

Language, Gender and Children’s Fiction (2011) London: Continuum.

Journal articles:

‘Doctoral supervisors’ and supervisees’ responses to co-supervision’ (17/5/2016) Journal of Further and Higher Education (first author, with Pamela Olmos)

Looking at picturebook covers multimodally: the case of two-mum and two-dad picturebooks (2013). Visual Communication 12/4: 473-496. (first author, with Mark McGlashan)

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