Selected Publications

Books

2021. [with Danae Perez, Johannes Kabatek and Daniel Schreier], eds. English and Spanish in Contact: World Languages in Interaction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2020. [with Daniel Schreier and Edgar Schneider], eds. The Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2017. [with Sandra Mollin and Simone Pfenninger], eds. The Changing English Language: Psycholinguistic Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2014. Ed. Late Modern English Syntax in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2014. [with Devyani Sharma], eds. English in the Indian Diaspora. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
2014. [with Simone Pfenninger, Olga Timofeeva, Anne-Christine Gardner, Alpo Hon-kapohja and Daniel Schreier], eds. Contact, Variation, and Change in the History of English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
2013. [with Daniel Schreier], eds. English as a Contact Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2012. [with Ulrike Gut], eds. Mapping Unity and Diversity World-Wide. Corpus-Based Studies of New Englishes. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 

2011. [with Joybrato Mukherjee], eds. Exploring Second-Language Varieties of English and Learner Englishes: Bridging a Paradigm Gap. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2009. [with Geoffrey Leech, Christian Mair and Nicholas Smith]. Change in Contemporary English. A Grammatical Study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2009. [with Andreas Jucker and Daniel Schreier], eds. Corpora: Pragmatics and Discourse. Papers from the Twenty-Ninth International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora (ICAME 29). Amsterdam: Rodopi. 
2007. English Mediopassive Constructions. A Cognitive, Corpus-Based Study of Their Origin, Spread and Current Status. (Language and Computers). Amsterdam: Rodopi.
2007. [with Carolin Biewer and Nadja Nesselhauf], eds. Corpus Linguistics and the Web. (Language and Computers). Amsterdam: Rodopi. 

2000. [with Christian Mair], eds. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. Papers from the Twentieth International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora (ICAME 20). Amsterdam: Rodopi.
1998. New Zealand English Grammar – Fact or Fiction? A Corpus-Based Study in Morphosyntactic Variation. (VEAW G23). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

Accepted. [with Laetitia van Driessche and Dirk Pijpops]. Approaching epicentral influence with agent-based modelling. [World Englishes]
Accepted. [with Eva Zehentner, Gerold Schneider and Melanie Röthlisberger]. Comparing syntactic annotation schemes across time: Prepositional phrases as part of argument structure constructions. [International Journal of Corpus Linguistics]
Accepted. N-is focalisers as semi-fixed constructions: Modelling variation across World Englishes. [Journal of English Linguistics]
Accepted. [with Paula Rautionaho]. Primed progressives? Predicting the progressive in World Englishes. [Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory]
Accepted. [with Rahel Oppliger]. (The) fact is …/(Die) Tatsache ist … focaliser constructions in English and German are similar but subject to different constraints. [International Journal of Corpus Linguistics]
2021. On models and modelling in World Englishes. World Englishes 40(3): 298-317. [https://doi.org/10.1111/weng.12467]
2021. [with Elena Seoane and Melanie Röthlisberger]. Predicting voice alternation across academic Englishes. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory 17(1): 189-222. [https://doi.org/10.1515/cllt-2017-0050]
2020. [with Gerold Schneider and Daniel Schreier] Pluralized non-count nouns across Englishes: A corpus-linguistic approach to dialect typology. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory 16(3): 515-546. [https://doi.org/10.1515/cllt-2018-0068]
2020. [with Paula Rautionaho and Carolin Strobl] Progressive or simple? A corpus-based study of aspect in World Englishes. Corpora 15(1): 77-106.2020c. 
2019. 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]
2019. [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(1): 48-78. [https://doi.org/10.1075/lic.16021.cal]
2018. [with Elena Seoane]. Voice alternation and authorial presence: Variation across disciplinary areas in academic English. Journal of English Linguistics 46(1): 3-22.
2018. [with Adina Staicov]. Identity in the London Indian Diaspora: Towards the quantification of qualitative data. World Englishes 37: 166-184. [https://doi.org/ 10.1111/weng.12311]
2017. [with Anne Gardner and Moira Kindlimann]. Digitization of the Mary Hamilton Papers. ICAME Journal 41: 3-30.
2016. [with Gerold Schneider and Elena Seoane]. The use of the be-passive in academic Englishes: Local vs. global usage in an international language. Corpora 11(1): 31-63.
2015. [with Lena Zipp and André Huber]. Attitudes towards varieties of English in Fiji: A shift to endonormativity? World Englishes 34(3): 688-707.
2014. The demise of the being to V construction. Transactions of the Philological Society 112(2): 167-187.
2014. Home is where you’re born: Negotiating identity in the diaspora. Studia Neophilologica 86(2): 125-137.

Book chapters

Submitted. New Zealand English Grammar. To appear in The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of World Englishes. Oxford: Blackwell.
Submitted. Competition in antagonistic verb complementation. A diachronic, corpus-based study of fight, oppose and protest in British and American English. (To appear in a Festschrift).
Submitted. [with Simone E. Pfenninger and Sandra Mollin]. Psycholinguistic perspectives on language change. To appear in Merja Kytö and Erik Smitterberg, eds. The New Cambridge History of the English Language, Volume 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Accepted. Constructional change in N-is focaliser constructions. To appear in Evelien Keizer and Lotte Sommerer, eds. The English Noun Phrase. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Forthcoming. [with Eva Zehentner]. Prepositions in Early Modern English argument structure. To appear in Bettelou Los, Claire Cowie, Patrick Honeybone, and Graeme Trousdale, eds. English Historical Linguistics: Change in Structure and Meaning. Papers from the XXth ICEHL, vol. 1. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
2021. “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?” In Tine Breban and Svenja Kranich, eds. Lost in Change: Causes and Processes in the Loss of Grammatical Elements and Constructions. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 199-233.
2021. [with Danae Perez, Johannes Kabatek and Daniel Schreier]. English and Spanish in contact: World languages in interaction. In Danae Perez, Marianne Hundt, Johannes Kabatek, and Daniel Schreier, eds. English and Spanish in Contact: World Languages in Interaction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1-9.
2020. Corpus-based approaches to World Englishes. In Daniel Schreier, Marianne Hundt, and Edgar W. Schneider, eds. The Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 506-533.
2020. 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.
2020. [with Daniel Schreier and Edgar Schneider] World Englishes: An introduction. In Daniel Schreier, Marianne Hundt, and Edgar W. Schneider, eds. The Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1-21.
2019. Change in grammar. In Bas Aarts, Jill Bowie, and Gergana Popova, eds. The Oxford Handbook of English Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 581-603.
2018. Variable article use with institutional nouns: An oddment of English? In Alex Ho-Cheong Leung and Wim van der Wurff, eds. The Noun Phrase in English: Past and Present. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 113-142. [https://doi.org/10.1075/la.246.05hun]
2018. It is time that this (should) be studied across a broader range of Englishes: A global trip around mandative subjunctives. In Sandra Dehors, ed. Modeling World Englishes: Assessing the Interplay of Emancipation and Globalization of ESL Varieties. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 217-244. [https://doi.org/10.1075/veaw.g61.09hun]
2017. [with Anne Gardner]. Corpus-based approaches: Watching English change. In Laurel Brinton, ed. English Historical Linguistics: Approaches and Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 96-130.
2017. [with Sandra Mollin and Simone Pfenninger]. Language history meets Psychology. In Marianne Hundt, Sandra Mollin, and Simone Pfenninger, eds. The Changing English Language: Psycholinguistic Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1-17.
2016. 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.
2016. Who is the/a/ø professor at your university? A construction-grammar view on changing article use with single role predicates in American English. In Paloma Núñez Pertejo, María José López Couso, Belén Méndez Naya and Ignacio Palacios Martínez, eds. Corpus Linguistics on the Move: Exploring and Understanding English Through Corpora. Amsterdam and New York: Brill/Rodopi, 227-258.  
[https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004321342_012]
2016. Global spread of English: Processes of Change. In Merja Kytö and Päivi Pahta, eds. The Cambridge Handbook of English Historical Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 335-346.
2016. [with Gerold Schneider and Rahel Oppliger]. Part-of-speech in historical corpora: Tagger evaluation and ensemble system on ARCHER. In Stefanie Dipper, Friedrich Neubarth, and Heike Zinsmeister, eds. Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS). Bochum: Bochumer Linguistische Arbeitsberichte, 256–264.
2015. Do-support in early New Zealand and Australian English. In Peter Collins, ed. Grammatical Change in English World-Wide. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 65-86.
2015. Heterogeneity vs. homogeneity. In Anita Auer, Richard J. Watts, and Daniel Schreier, eds. Letter Writing and Language Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 72-100.
2015. World Englishes. In Douglas Biber and Randi Reppen, eds. The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 381-400.
2014. “Books that sell” – mediopassives and the modification constraint. In Marianne Hundt, ed. Late Modern English Syntax in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 90-109.
2014. Introduction: Late Modern English syntax in its linguistic and socio-historical context. In Marianne Hundt, ed. Late Modern English Syntax in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1-10.
2014. Zero articles in Indian English: A comparison of primary and secondary diaspora situations. In Marianne Hundt and Devyani Sharma, eds. English in the Indian Diaspora. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 131-170.
2014. Introduction. In Marianne Hundt and Devyani Sharma, eds. English in the Indian Diaspora. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1-8.

Reviews

2020. Review of Adele E. Goldberg. Explain Me This: Creativity, Competition, and the Partial Productivity of Constructions. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. In English Language and Linguistics (aop). [https://doi.org/10.1017/S1360674320000118]
2018. Review of Debra Ziegeler. Converging Grammars. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015. In English World-Wide 39(2): 243-249.
2018. Review of Lieselotte Anderwald. Language Between Description and Prescription. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. In Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics 4(2): 299-304.