Language Regulation in Academia (LaRA)

Team members

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Anna Solin, PhD

senior lecturer, docent in discourse studies

Anna Solin is the director of the project. She is responsible for collecting data on practices of language regulation in administration, including departmental and faculty administration.

Contact: anna.solin(at)

  Anna Solin

Niina Hynninen, PhD

postdoctoral researcher

Niina Hynninen's focus in the LaRA project is on the regulation of research writing by scholars in different disciplines.

Contact: niina.hynninen(at)

Niina Hynninen

Hanna-Mari Pienimäki, MA

doctoral student

Hanna-Mari Pienimäki's doctoral dissertation will be part of the LaRA project. Her research focuses on how language professionals use and regulate language in an academic environment.

Contact: hanna-mari.pienimaki(at)

Hanna-Mari Pienimäki
University  of Helsinki koneen säätiö Humanistinen tiedekunta