Michael Barlow

University of Auckland

Michael Barlow is Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, University of Auckland, New Zealand. He received his PhD in Linguistics from Stanford University in 1988. He was previously Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Rice University. He was previously an instructor at the 1999 LSA Linguistic Institute, held at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. His research interests lie in the use of corpus data to throw light on issues in cognitive linguistics and in second-language acquisition. He has also designed the text-analysis tools MonoConc, ParaConc and Collocate.