Associate Professor Peter Crosthwaite

Associate Professor

School of Languages and Cultures
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Associate Professor

School of Languages and Cultures
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
p.cros@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56884

Overview

I am an Associate Professor in the School of Languages and Cultures at UQ (since 2017), formerly assistant professor at the Centre for Applied English Studies (CAES), University of Hong Kong (since 2014). I hold an MA TESOL from the University of London and an M.Phil/Ph.D in applied linguistics from the University of Cambridge, UK.

My areas of research and supervisory expertise include corpus linguistics and the use of corpora for language learning (known as 'data-driven learning'), as well as computer-assisted language learning, and English for General and Specific Academic Purposes. I have published over 50 articles to date in many leading Q1 journals in the field of applied linguistics, 10+ book chapters, 4 books, 3 MOOCs, and several textbook series.

I am the Editor-in-Chief for the Australian Review of Applied Linguistics (from 2024). I am also currently serving on the editorial boards of the Q1 journals IRAL, Journal of Second Language Writing, Journal of English for Academic Purposes, and System, as well as Applied Corpus Linguistics, a new journal covering the direct applications of corpora to teaching and learning.

Research Interests

  • Corpus Linguistics
    Discovering trends in large, multi-million word collections of L1 and L2 language data
  • Second Language Acquisition
    The processes involved in acquiring a second (or multiple) language(s)
  • L2 writing
    The processes involved in successful L2 writing
  • English for academic / specific purposes
    Looking at the L2 use of English for academic and specific purposes

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Crosthwaite, Peter (2024). Bridging the research-practice divide for data-driven learning. Corpora for language learning: bridging the research-practice divide. (pp. 1-8) edited by Peter Crosthwaite. Milton Park, Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003413301-1

  • Crosthwaite, Peter (2023). Corpus linguistics: mixed-methods research. Wiley encyclopaedia of applied linguistics. (pp. ---) edited by C. Chappelle. Hoboken, NJ, United States: Wiley. doi: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal20019

  • Crosthwaite, Peter (2022). DDL for younger learners. The Routledge handbook of corpora and English language teaching and learning. (pp. 377-389) edited by Reka R. Jablonkai and Eniko Csomay. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003002901-30

  • Ryan, Jonathon and Crosthwaite, Peter (2020). Afterword: new directions in L2 reference research. Referring in a second language: studies on reference to person in a multilingual world. (pp. 203-210) edited by Jonathon Ryan and Peter Crosthwaite. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429263972-11

  • Crosthwaite, Peter and Jee, Min Jung (2020). Referential movement in L2 vs. heritage Korean: a learner corpus study. Referring in a second language: studies on reference to person in a multilingual world. (pp. 75-99) edited by Jonathon Ryan and Peter Crosthwaite. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429263972-5

  • Crosthwaite, Peter and Ryan, Jonathon (2020). Referring in a second language: introduction to the volume. Referring in a second language: studies on reference to person in a multilingual world. (pp. 1-15) edited by Jonathon Ryan and Peter Crosthwaite. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429263972-1

  • Crosthwaite, Peter and Stell, Annita (2020). “It helps me get ideas on how to use my words”: primary school students’ initial reactions to corpus use in a private tutoring setting. Data-driven learning for the next generation: corpora and DDL for pre-tertiary learners. (pp. 150-170) edited by Peter Crosthwaite. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429425899-9

  • Crosthwaite, Peter (2019). Afterword. Data-driven learning for the next generation: corpora and DDL for pre-tertiary learners. (pp. 228-229) edited by Peter Crosthwaite. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429425899-13

  • Crosthwaite, Peter (2019). Data-driven learning and younger learners: Introduction to the volume. Data-driven learning for the next generation: Corpora and DDL for pre-tertiary learners. (pp. 1-10) edited by Peter Crosthwaite. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429425899-1

  • Crosthwaite, Peter and Cheung, Joyce (2019). ‘Fear and Disgust’ - A Corpus Study of Sentiment towards Sporting Events as Expressed Multimodally on 4chan’s/sp/board. Corpus Approaches to the Language of Sports: Texts, Media, Modalities. (pp. 219-251) Bloomsbury Publishing Plc..

  • Crosthwaite, Peter and Cheung, Joyce (2019). ‘Fear and disgust’ – a corpus study of sentiment towards sporting events as expressed multimodally on 4chan’s/sp/board. Corpus approaches to the language of sports: texts, media, modalities. (pp. 241-266) edited by Marcus Callies and Magnus Levin. London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Academic. doi: 10.5040/9781350088238.ch-010

  • Crosthwaite, Peter Robert (2018). Teaching and learning styles in South-East Asian cultures. The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching. (pp. 1-6) edited by John I. Liontas, Margo DelliCarpini, Shahid Abrar-ul-Hassan, Neil J. Anderson, Diane D. Belcher, Christel Broady, MaryAnn Christison, Christine Coombe, Alan Hirvela, Guangwei Hu, Greg Kessler, Hossein Nassaji, Shondel Nero, Gloria Park, Willy A. Renandya, Kate Mastruserio Reynolds, Spencer Salas, Ali Fuad Selvi and Ali Shehadeh. New York, NY United States: Wiley. doi: 10.1002/9781118784235.eelt0681

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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