2009. [with Geoffrey Leech, Christian Mair and Nicholas Smith]. Change in Contemporary English. A Grammatical Study. Cambridge: University Press.
2007. English Mediopassive Constructions. A Cognitive, Corpus-Based Study of Their Origin, Spread and Current Status. (Language and Computers.) Amsterdam: Rodopi.
1998. New Zealand English Grammar – Fact or Fiction? A Corpus-Based Study in Morphosyntactic Variation. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins. (VEAW G23).
2014a. ed. Late Modern English Syntax in Context. Cambridge: University Press.
2014b. [with Devyani Sharma], eds. English in the Indian Diaspora. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
2014c. [with Simone Pfenninger, Olga Timofeeva, Anne Gardner, Alpo Honkapohja and Daniel Schreier], eds. Contact, Variation, and Change in the History of English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
2013. [with Daniel Schreier]. English as a Contact Language. Cambridge: University Press.
2012. [with Ulrike Gut]. Mapping Unity and Diversity World-Wide. Corpus-Based Studies of New Englishes. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
2011. [with Joybrato Mukherjee]. Exploring Second-Language Varieties of English and Learner Englishes: Bridging a Paradigm Gap. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
2009. [with Andreas Jucker and Daniel Schreier]. Corpora: Pragmatics and Discourse. Papers from the Twenty-Ninth International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora (ICAME 29). Amsterdam: Rodopi.
2007. [with Carolin Biewer and Nadja Nesselhauf]. Corpus Linguistics and the Web. (Language and Computers.) Amsterdam: Rodopi.
2000. [with Christian Mair]. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. Papers from the Twentieth International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora (ICAME 20). Amsterdam: Rodopi.
Peer-reviewed journal articles
2019a. My language, my identity: Negotiating language use and attitudes in the New Zealand Fiji-Indian diaspora. Asian Englishes 21(1): 2-21. [doi.org/10.1080/13488678.2018.1463148]
2019b. [with Elena Callegaro, Simon Clematide and Sara Wick]. Variable article use with acronyms and initialisms – a contrastive analysis of English, German and Italian. Languages in Contrast 19(19): 48-78. [doi 10.1075/lic.16021.cal]
2019c. [with Gerold Schneider and Daniel Schreier] Pluralized non-count nouns across Englishes: a corpus-linguistic approach to dialect typology. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory (aop). DOI 10.1515/cllt-2018-0068.
2015. [with Lena Zipp and André Huber]. Attitudes towards varieties of English in Fiji: A shift to endonormativity? World Englishes 34(3): 688-707.
2014a. The demise of the being to V construction. Transactions of the Philological Society 112(2): 167-187.
2014b. Home is where you’re born: Negotiating identity in the diaspora. Studia Neophilologica 86(2): 125-137.
2013. [with David Denison]. Defining relatives. Journal of English Linguistics 41(2), 135-167.
2012a. [with Benedikt Szmrecsanyi]. Animacy in Early New Zealand English. English World-Wide 33(3), 241-263. [doi 10.1075/eww.33.3.01hun].
2012b. [with David Denison and Gerold Schneider]. Relative Complexity in Scientific Discourse. English Language and Linguistics 16(2), 209-240.
2012c. [with Sebastian Hoffmann and Joybrato Mukherjee]. The Hypothetical Subjunctive in South Asian Englishes – Local Developments in the Use of a Global Construction. English World-Wide 33(2), 147-164.
2012d. [with David Denison and Gerold Schneider]. Retrieving Relatives from Historical Data. Literary and Linguistic Computing. 27.1, 3-16.
2012e. Towards a corpus of New Zealand English: News from Erewhon? Te Reo: Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand 55, 51-74.
2011. [with Sebastian Hoffmann and Joybrato Mukherjee]. Indian English – an Emerging Epicentre? A Pilot Study on Light-Verbs in Web-derived Corpora of South Asian Englishes. Anglia 12:3-4, 258-280.
Selected book chapters
Forthcoming. “The next Morning I got a Warrant for the Man and his Wife, but he was fled”: Did sociolinguistic factors play a role in the loss of the be-perfect?” To appear in Tine Breban and Svenja Kranich, eds. Lost in Change: Causes and Processes in the Loss of Grammatical Constructions and Categories. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
2019. It is important that mandatives (should) be studied across different World Englishes and from a construction grammar perspective. In Paloma Núñez Pertejo, María José López Couso, Belén Méndez Naya and Ignacio Palacios Martínez, eds. Crossing Linguistic Boundaries: Systemic, Synchronic and Diachronic Variation in English. London: Bloomsbury, 211-238.
2016a. Error, feature, (incipient) change – or something else altogether? On the role of low-frequency deviant patterns for the description of Englishes. In Elena Seoane and Cristina Suárez-Gómez, eds. World Englishes: New Theoretical and Methodological Considerations. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 37-60.
2015a. Do-support in early New Zealand and Australian English. In P. Collins, ed. Grammatical Change in English World-Wide. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 65-86.
2015b. Heterogeneity vs. homogeneity. In A. Auer, R. J. Watts & D. Schreier, eds. Letter Writing and Language Change. Cambridge: University Press, 72-100.
2014a. "Books that sell" - mediopassives and the modification constraint. In M. Hundt. Ed. Late Modern English Syntax in Context. Cambridge: University Press, 90-109.
2014b. Introduction: Late Modern English syntax in its linguistic and socio-historical context. In M. Hundt, ed. Late Modern English Syntax in Context. Cambridge: University Press, 1-10.
2014c. Zero articles in Indian Englishes: a comparison of primary and secondary diaspora situations. In M. Hundt and D. Sharma, eds. English in the Indian Diaspora. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 131-170.
2014d. Introduction. In M. Hundt and D. Sharma, eds. English in the Indian Diaspora. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1-8.
2013. The diversification of English: Old, new and emerging epicentres. In D. Schreier and M. Hundt, eds. English as a Contact Language. Cambridge: University Press, 182-203.
2012. [with Gerold Schneider]. “Off with their Heads”: Profiling TAM in ICE Corpora. In M. Hundt and U. Gut, eds. Mapping Unity and Diversity World-Wide: Corpus-Based Studies of New Englishes. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1-34.
2009a. Global feature – local norms? A case study on the progressive passive. In L. Siebers and T. Hoffmann, eds. World Englishes – Problems, Properties and Prospects. (VEAW G40). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 287-308.
2009b. Concord with collective nouns in Australian and New Zealand English. In P. Peters & A. Smith, eds. Comparative Studies in Australian and New Zealand English: Grammar and Beyond. (VEAW G39). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 205-222.
2009c. Colonial lag, colonial innovation, or simply language change? In G. Rohdenburg & J. Schlüter, eds. One Language, Two Grammars: Morphosyntactic Differences between British and American English. Cambridge: University Press, 13-37.
2019. Change in grammar. In Bas Aarts, Jill Bowie and Gergana Popova, eds. The Oxford Handbook of English Grammar. Oxford: University Press, 581-603.
2015. World Englishes. In D. Biber & R. Reppen, eds. The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 381-400.
2013. Using web-based data for the study of global English. In M. Krug & J. Schlüter, eds. Research Methods in Language Variation and Change. Cambridge: University Press, 158-177.
2012a. Varieties of English: Australian/ New Zealand English. In A. Bergs & L. Brinton, eds. Historical Linguistics of English: An International Handbook. [HSK 43.2]. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 1995-2012.
2012b. [with Geoffrey Leech]. Small is Beautiful – On the Value of Standard Reference Corpora for Observing Recent Grammatical Change. In T. Nevalainen & E. Traugott, eds. The Oxford Handbook of the History of English. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 175-188.
2008. Text Corpora. In A. Lüdeling & M. Kytö, eds. Corpus Linguistics. [HSK 29.1]. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 168-187.
2004. [with Elizabeth Gordon and Jennifer Hay]. New Zealand English Morphosyntax. In B. Kortmann, K. Burridge, R. Mesthrie & E. Schneider, eds. A Handbook of Varieties of English. Vol. 2: Morphology and Syntax. Berlin, New York: de Gruyter, 17-49.