Jessi Lynn Frasier
Research student, Centre for Language and Communication Research, School of English, Communication and Philosophy
I am a PhD student in the Centre for Language and Communication Research. My PhD explores the identities that are navigated by attorneys in the closing arguments of US murder trials for the various social actors that they discuss (i.e. defendants, victims, witnesses).
PhD in Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University (2014 – present)
MA in Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University (2013 – 2014)
MA in Linguistics, Bangor University (2011 – 2012)
BA in Linguistics, Tulane University (2003 – 2006, 2010)
Frasier, J. 2016. Dueling discourses: The construction of reality in closing arguments: Laura Felton Rosulek (2015). International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law 23(1), pp. 151–156.
Navigating identities through reported speech in closing arguments:
13th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguistics in Porto, Portugal
The navigation of identities through narratives in closing arguments:
Postgraduate Conference at the Centre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff
Reported speech as identity navigation in the closing arguments of US murder trials:
4th Annual Germanic Society of Forensic Linguistics Roundtable, Mainz, Germany
Reported speech and identity construction in the closing arguments of US murder trials:
Breaking Boundaries: An interdisciplinary Social Sciences and Humanities conference, Cardiff
One social actor, multiple identities: the construction of identity for one social actor across two trials:
Postgraduate Conference at the Centre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff:
I was a Postgraduate Tutor on the Year 1 Module, Introduction to Language and Society in the Spring Semester, 2015/2016 & 2016/2017.