International Journal of Applied Linguistics
© John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Edited By: Janina Brutt-Griffler and Daniel Perrin
Online ISSN: 1473-4192
Janina Brutt-Griffler studied Slavic Languages and Literatures and English at the Ohio State University. She continued her study of language and culture at the doctoral level, receiving her Ph.D. from the same university. Dr Brutt-Griffler’s research program focuses on the understanding of language use in society, specifically the exploration of multilingualism, contemporary dialogue on heritage languages, and language maintenance.
Dr Brutt-Griffler has been on the faculty of a number of research universities in the US and United Kingdom. She serves on the Modern Language Association’s executive committee for General Linguistics and English Today.
Daniel Perrin is Professor of Media Linguistics, Director of the Institute of Applied Media Studies (IAM) of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences Winterthur, Vice President of the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA), and Co-Editor of the International Journal of Applied Linguistics (InJAL).
His main areas of research and teaching are text linguistics, media linguistics, methodology of applied linguistics, text production research, and analysis of language use in the media and in professional communication. Daniel Perrin worked as a journalist and writing coach before his academic career and is still engaged in training and coaching media and communication professionals.