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Dr Nicola Macleod

Senior Lecturer

Department: Humanities

Office hours: Mondays 10-11, Tuesdays 11-12, Lipman 406

Nicola Macleod


  • Linguistics PhD July 01 2010
  • Linguistics MA September 01 2004
  • English Language BA (Hons) July 01 2003
  • Graduate Diploma in Law GDipLaw

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Assuming identities online, MacLeod, N., Grant, T. 2021, Rethinking Cybercrime, Cham, Palgrave
  • Assuming identities online: Authorship synthesis in undercover investigations, MacLeod, N. 2020, The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics, Routledge
  • Forensic Linguistics, MacLeod, N., Wright, D. 1 Mar 2020, The Routledge Handbook of English Language and the Digital Humanities, Routledge
  • Language and Online Identities, Grant, T., MacLeod, N. Jan 2020
  • Recursos e Restrições na Manutenção de Identidades Linguísticas: uma Teoria de Autoria, Grant, T., MacLeod, N. 2020, Perspectivas em Linguística Forense, Sao Paulo, Universidade Estadual de Campinas
  • “Tell Me in Your Own Words…”: Reconciling Institutional Salience and Witness-Compatible Language in Police Interviews with Women Reporting Rape, MacLeod, N. Apr 2020, The Discourse of Police Interviews, Chicago, University of Chicago Press
  • The discourse of (re)exploitation: female victims in the legal system, MacLeod, N. 2020, Innovations and challenges in language and gender: women and sexism, Routledge
  • Resources and constraints in linguistic identity performance – a theory of authorship, Grant, T., MacLeod, N. 1 Jul 2018, In: Language and Law/ Linguagem e Direito
  • Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Process. S. Ehrlich, D. Eades and J. Ainsworth (eds), MacLeod, N. 2017, In: Language and Law/ Linguagem e Direito
  • ‘go on cam but dnt be dirty’: linguistic levels of identity assumption in undercover online operations against child sex abusers, MacLeod, N., Grant, T. 18 Dec 2017, In: Language and Law/ Linguagem e Direito

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