I am currently studying my second-year PhD in Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh. As a sociolinguist in training, I'm interested in how language takes part in social change. My research involves approaches from sociophonetics, linguistic anthropology (esp. language ideology), conversation analysis and critical discourse analysis.
My PhD project develops sociolinguistic approaches to Hard of Hearing Mandarin speech. I am now finalizing my first year paper on how minimal pair reading task can tell us the social heterogeneity within Hard of Hearing community.