About

I am a Lecturer in Phonetics at the University of Leeds. My research interests lie in Forensic Speech Science, specifically in Automatic Speaker Recognition and the use of Phonetic Theory in this field. My research is supported by a full studentship from the White Rose College of Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) and is in collaboration with Aculab PLC.

Education

2021-2022: York Learning and Teaching Award (accredited by Advance HE to award Associate Fellow of the HEA)

2019-2022: PhD in Linguistics – University of York

2018-2019: MScR in Linguistics (With Distinction) – University of Edinburgh

2015-2018: BA(Hons) in English Language and Linguistics (Class I) – University of Leeds

Roles

2020 – York Representative on the WRoCAH Partnership Advisory Board

2019 – Consultant at Aculab

2018 – Intern at CFL Software

2017-2018 – Academic Representative for Leeds Linguistics Society

2016-2017 – Leeds University Union Representative for Languages, Cultures, and Societies

2015-2016 – University of Leeds Course Representative for English Language & Linguistics

Memberships

2021 – AISV Member

2020-2021 – IAFPA Member

Awards

2019-2022 – Full Award (CDA) PhD Studentship from the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH)

2018 – Heptonstall Exhibitions and Richard Naylor Charities Award

2017 – Student Representative Award for significant contributions to Leeds University Union

2017 – Selected for the Leeds Excellence in the Arts Programme for demonstrating significant academic potential

2015-2018 – Full Award Scholarship from the Leeds Access Programme