Doctoral dissertations

Doctoral dissertations conducted within Varieng:


Jinkerson, Alicia. Forthcoming. An ethnographic study of language socialization: English early education in Finland.

Jousmäki, Henna. Forthcoming. Finnish English-language Christian Heavy Metal Discourse.

Kytölä, Samu. Forthcoming. Uses of multilingual resources in Finland-based football discussion forums on the web - an interactional-sociolinguistic study.

Peuronen, Saija. Forthcoming. Heteroglossic language practices in constructing shared culture and community: the case of young Finnish Christians interested in extreme sports.

Räisänen, Tiina. Forthcoming. English, multilingualism and language user identities in Finnish working life.

Toriseva, Marianne. Forthcoming. Suomen ja englannin kielen käyttö ja tehtävät rullalautailuteksteissä ('The uses and functions of Finnish and English in skateboarding media').

Westinen, Elina. Forthcoming. The Construction of Hip Hop Identities in Finnish Hip Hop Culture.


Koskela, Heidi. Constructing Knowledge: Epistemic practices in three television interview genres. University of Jyväskylä: Jyväskylä Studies in Humanities 163.


Kääntä, Leila. 2010. Teacher turn-allocation and repair practices in classroom interaction: a multisemiotic perspective. University of Jyväskylä: Jyväskylä Studies in Humanities 137.


Alatalo, Pirjo. 2006. Directive functions in intra-corporate cross-border e-mail discourse. Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä


Doctoral dissertations related to our research areas:


Lähdesmäki, Salla. Forthcoming. Reader positioning in Finnish EFL textbooks.

Muhonen, Anu. Forthcoming. Finnish, Finglish or English: English in the Finnish Youth Radio Programs.


Pitkänen-Huhta, Anne. 2003. Texts and interaction: Literacy practices in the EFL classroom. Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä.