Tanja Säily is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Digital Humanities at the University of Helsinki. Her research interests include corpus linguistics, digital humanities, historical sociolinguistics, and the concept of productivity in linguistics. She enjoys working collaboratively, especially to develop tools and methods for humanities research. She is currently working in the Helsinki Computational History Group (COMHIS) on social aspects of public discourse in the modern period. In addition, she is a member of two Academy of Finland funded research projects that focus on language change. After defending her PhD dissertation on variation and change in English derivational productivity in 2014, she gained a postdoc position in the project Reassessing language change: the challenge of real time, where she continues her work on productivity in addition to participating in the compilation of a new online resource, the Language Change Database. She is also collaborating with computer scientists to develop corpus-linguistic tools and methods for historical sociolinguistics in the STRATAS project, funded by the Academy of Finland DIGIHUM programme. She is a co-compiler of the Corpora of Early English Correspondence.