Dr Dawn Knight

Elected: 2023

Area(s): Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

Specialist Subject(s): Linguistics - Applied

Reader in Applied Linguistics, Cardiff University.

Dr Knight is an Applied Linguist with expertise in Corpus Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, and Multimodality. Her research has contributed to developing innovative methodological frameworks and approaches that construct and analyse linguistic corpora, particularly within the Welsh language context. Dr Knight is a member of the Centre for Language and Communication Research, and has worked at Cardiff University since 2015. She has been involved as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator in a range of externally funded research projects, with a total of approximately £3.6m in external funding.