Philip Tipton

School of Arts and Media

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Contact Details

Crescent House 200f

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Current positions

Lecturer in Linguistics and English Language

Areas of research

Poetry, Performance, Innovation, Experiment, Dance


I teach and convene a range of modules across the undergraduate portfolio English Language programmes.

  • Foundations of Language I (Level 4)
  • Varieties of English (Level 4)
  • Sounds of English (Level 5)
  • Language in Society (Level 5)
  • Understanding Speech (Level 6)
  • Northern Voices (Level 6)

Research Interests

My research interests sit broadly in the field of sociolinguistics, with a particular focus on the cognitive representation of linguistic variation. 

Qualifications and Memberships


  • BA Linguistics, University of Cambridge
  • MA Sociolinguistics, University of Essex
  • PhD (in progress) English Sociolinguistics, University of Bern