Jack Grieve is a Professor of Corpus Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Birmingham. He holds degrees from Simon Fraser University in Canada and Northern Arizona University in the US. Previously he worked at KU Leuven in Belgium and Aston University in the UK.
Jack’s research focuses on the analysis of language variation and change in grammar and lexis based on large corpora of natural language, including social media data. He is especially interested in mapping regional variation and tracking language change in modern English by drawing on a wide range of methods from data science and machine learning. He is also currently conducting research on conversational structure. In addition, he applies his research in natural language processing and forensic linguistics, and he also consults as an expert in authorship analysis.