Dr Jamie McKeown
Research Assistant Professor
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My research focuses on legal discourse and media discourse (especially the interplay of the two), disinformation, and certain socio-interactional aspects of professional communication.
- Service Learning
- Research Design and Methods
- Professional Communication
- McKeown, J. 2022. Book review: Nicole Mockler, Constructing Teacher Identities: How the Print Media Define and Represent Teachers and Their Work. Applied Corpus Linguistics 2 (3).
- McKeown, J. (Accepted). Stancetaking in the U.S. Supreme Court's Post-Roe v Wade Jurisprudence: Epistemic (Im)probability and Evidential (dis)Belief. The International Journal of Legal Discourse.
- McKeown, J. (Accepted). Examining the Use of Reflexive Metadiscourse in the Construction of Affiliative Communication in Group Email Requests. Pragmatics & Society.
- McKeown, J. (Accepted). A Comparative Investigation of Metadiscursive Clarifying Devices in the Abortion Discourse of the U.S. Supreme Court. Discourse & Communication.
- McKeown, J. 2021. A Corpus-Based Examination of Reflexive Metadiscourse in Majority and Dissent Opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court. Journal of Pragmatics 186, 224-235.
- McKeown, J. Li, L. 2021. Opening salutation and closing valediction as a product of socio-pragmatic factors in the workplace email of a group of Chinese professionals. Studies in Business English 6 (3), 3-27.
- McKeown J., Ye, M. 2020. Quilting Muslims: A Diachronic Study of Representations Around the Master Signifiers for Muslim in the TIME Magazine Corpus (1923-1992). Language & Communication 74, 141-153.
- McKeown J., Ladegaard, H.J. 2020. Exploring dominance-linked metadiscourse in moderated group discussions. Journal of Pragmatics 166, 15-27.
- McKeown J., Ladegaard, H.J. 2020. Exploring the metadiscursive realisation of incivility in TV news discourse. Discourse, Context & Media 33, 1-9.
- McKeown, J., 2018. Book review: Dorien Van De Mieroop & Stephanie Schnurr (eds.), Identity Struggles: Evidence from workplaces around the world. Pragmatics & Society 9 (1), 155-161.
- McKeown J., Ladegaard, H.J. 2017. Evidentiality and identity positioning in online disputes about language use in Hong Kong. Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice 14 (1), 53-74.
- McKeown, J., 2017. A corpus based investigation of techno-optimism and propositional certainty in the National Intelligence Council’s Future Global Trends Reports (2010-2035). Discourse & Communication 11 (7), 1-19.
- McKeown, J., Zhang, K., 2015. Socio-Pragmatic Influence on Opening Salutation and Closing Valediction of British Workplace Email. Journal of Pragmatics 85, 92-107.
PolyU Postdoc Matching Fund Scheme 2022/23 (Internal: HKD 364,800.00).
Assessing the Basic Law: A Discourse Analytic Investigation of Evidentiality in the HKSAR Appellate Courts. GRF (HKD564,426). Project number: 15611022. Duration 24 months; commencing January 2023.
Hong Kong Common Law: A Corpus-Based Investigation of Judicial Discourse in Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal
- Editor’s Choice 2020: Discourse, Context and Media.
- Stephen Evans best PhD thesis award 2018