Professional and Community Service

Editorial Boards -- Book Series

Oxford University Press; Sociolinguistics (1994-2004) 
John Benjamins; Studies in Corpus Linguistics
John Benjamins; Linguistic Approaches to Literature
Louvain University Press; Corpora and Language in Use

Editorial Boards -- Journals

English Language and Linguistics (Cambridge University Press; Associate Editor)
Discourse Processes (Ablex)
Discourse Studies (Sage)
International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (John Benjamins)
TESOL Quarterly (2007-2009)
Written Language and Literacy (John Benjamins)
The Scientific Study of Literature (John Benjamins)
Jezikoslovlje (Pedagoški fakultet Osijek, Croatia)
Sociolinguistics (Sociolinguistic Society of Korea)
Revista Signos (Chile)
Lenguas Modernas (Chile)
DELTA (Brazil)
Journal of Advanced Linguistic Studies (India)

Professional Societies

American Association of Applied Linguistics
American Dialect Society
Association for Computational Linguistics
Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing
The Japan Association for English Corpus Studies (Honorary Member)
Linguistic Society of America
The Society for Text and Discourse

Referee for:

Academic Journals:

Applied Linguistics
Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics
Canadian Modern Language Review
Cognitive Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Computers and the Humanities
Discourse and Communication
Discourse and Society
Discourse Processes
Discourse Studies
Dreaming (APA)
English for Specific Purposes
English Language and Linguistics
ETRI Journal
Functions of Language
International Journal of Corpus Linguistics
International Journal of Applied Linguistics
IPRA Papers in Pragmatics
Issues in Applied Linguistics
Journal of English for Academic Purposes
Journal of Historical Pragmatics
Journal of Linguistics
Journal of Pragmatics
Journal of Sociolinguistics
Journal of Writing Research
Language Awareness
Language and Communication
Language and Literature
Language Learning
Language Learning and Technology
Language in Society
Language Resources and Evaluation
Language Testing
Language Variation and Change
Modern Language Journal
Pragmatics and Cognition
Psychological Science
SKY Journal of Linguistics
Studies in Language
Studies in Second Language Acquisition
te Reo
TESOL Quarterly
World Englishes
Written Communication

Book publishers:

Blackwell Press
Cambridge University Press
Croom Helm / Routledge Linguistics Series
Edinburgh University Press
Emerald Books
Hodder Education Press
John Benjamins Press
Pearson/Longman Press
Oxford University Press
Palgrave Press
Routledge Press

Funding agencies:

Arts and Humanities Research Board, UK
Australian Research Council
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council of UK
Faculty Research and Innovation Fund (USC internal grants)
Grant Review Panel--National Endowment for the Humanities
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Science Foundation
Research Council of Norway
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
The Leverhulme Trust (UK)
University of Limerick (Ireland)
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
University of Texas, Corpus Christi
The British Academy
Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
Ireland Higher Education Administration
United States – Israel Binational Science Foundation
U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation
Academy of Finland
Economic and Social Research Council (UK)
National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (Chile)
Israel Science Foundation
Swiss National Science Foundation
Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong
Foundation for Scientific Research Belgium

Conferences and Summer Institutes:

Association for Computational Linguistics
Association of Literary and Linguistic Computing/
Association for Computing in the Humanities Annual Conference
American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Conference
(Strand Coordinator  several years)
Association of Applied Corpus Linguistics Conference
European Association for Computational Linguistics Annual Conference
American Educational Research Association Annual Conference
Linguistic Society of America, Summer Institute
Summer Institute on Languages and Cultures in Contact (SILCC), Lodz, Poland

Faculty Promotion Dossiers:

Arizona State University
Carnegie Mellon University
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Colorado State University
Georgia State University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Indiana University/Purdue University – Indianapolis
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Lancaster University (UK)
National University of Singapore
New York University
Ohio University
Pennsylvania State University
Portland State University
Rice University
University of Arizona
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Houston
University of Malaya
University of Newfoundland (Canada)
University of North Carolina
University of Nottingham (UK)
University of Texas, Arlington
University of Texas, Austin
University of Victoria (Canada)

Dissertation/Habilitation Examiner or External Reader:

University of Uppsala (Sweden)
University of Helsinki (Finland)  (x2)
Lancaster University (UK)
University of Melbourne (Australia)
University of Toulouse (France)
Boston University
University of New Mexico
VU University of Amsterdam (Netherlands) (x2)

External advisor for professorial search:

University of Helsinki (Finland)

Award committees:

AAAL Award for Distinguished Scholarship and Service
(2000-1; Chair 2001-2)

Degree Program Evaluation:

Proposed PhD program in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies;
Carleton University; Ottawa, Canada