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Dr. Christopher Fitzgerald

Dr. Christopher Fitzgerald

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Fitzgerald, C. (2022). Investigating a Corpus of Historical Oral Testimonies: The Linguistic Construction of Certainty. London: Routledge.

Fitzgerald, C. & Timmis, I. (forthcoming, 2024). Corpus Linguistics for Oral History. London: Routledge.

Book Chapters and Journal Articles: 


‘Code-Switching as a Positive Tool in the Language Classroom’  (2012) Meisei Univesity International Studies Journal Vol.4


‘iPad Photography Applications That Get Students Thinking and Talking’ (2013) JALT: The Language Teacher Vol. 37 Number 4


‘Autonomy or Fauxtonomy: co-constructing roles in a learner autonomy course’ with Mullen, M and Crook, P . In Learner Development SIG book Edited by Barfield, A Murase, A. (2014)


‘Collaborative Learning in Learner Development’ in (2014) Ashwell, T., Paydon, S., Miyahara, M., & Stewart, A. ed.s. Tokyo: Learner Development Special Interest Group (JALT).


‘Integrating Journalism Into the Language Classroom’ JALT The Language Teacher (2015) 


‘Developing a Peer Support Network in a Self-Access Learning Center’ in Studies in Self Access Learning (2016) with Keiko Takahashi

‘Penetrating Historical Discourse’s Truth Matrix: A Corpus Analysis of Oral History Testimonies’, Journal of Corpora and Discourse Studies, 2020;3(0), p.75.


Fitzgerald, C., Mark, G., O’Keefe, A., Knight, D., McNamara, J., Cowan, B., Adolphs, S. Fahey Palma, T., Farr, F. and Peraldi, S. (2024). Multi-modal Considerations for Social Media Discourse Analysis: A Specialised Corpus of Twitter Commentary on ‘Working From Home’, In Coats, S. and Laippala, V. (eds) Linguistics across Disciplinary Borders: March of Data, London: Bloomsbury, 187-213. 

Book Reviews:

Discourse of Identity in Liminal Spaces Intercultural Pragmatics, vol. 16, no. 1, 2019, pp. 119-122.

Roberta Piazza (ed.), Discourses of Identity in Liminal Places and Spaces. Discourse & Society. 2020;31(4):446-448. doi:10.1177/0957926520926021a



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