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Jack Hardy

Lecturer, Visiting    Undergraduate Director    
Education

December, 2014: Georgia State University
PhD, Applied Linguistics

June 2007: Universidad de las Américas, Puebla (Mexico)
MA, Applied Linguistics

May 2005: University of Arizona
BA, Linguistics

Specializations

Teacher education, development, and training
Corpus linguistics
English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
Genre analysis
Writing Across the Curriculum
Writing in the Disciplines

Biography

Dr. Jack A. Hardy is a lecturer in the Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL, where he is also the director of the undergraduate program.

Dr. Hardy is a GSU alum, having finished his PhD in Applied Linguistics in 2014. Much of his research involves corpora, corpus-based tools, and genre analysis to study writing in English and Spanish. Of particular interest to him is the lexico-grammatical variation found in the writing of different academic disciplines. As an applied linguist, such research is motivated by a hope to apply his findings towards the teaching of writing (for both native and non-native speakers).

He has also published articles and book chapters on research methodology, student writing, online writing, World Englishes, formulaic language, and second language teacher education.

In 2014, Corpus-based Sociolinguistics: A Guide for Students, co-authored with Eric Friginal, was published. This is a textbook designed for advanced students to learn about how corpora can be used to study social variables and to explore first-hand how to conduct their own sociolinguistic research using quantitative methods.

Publications

** indicates undergraduate student

Book
Friginal, E., & Hardy, J.A. (2014). Corpus-based sociolinguistics. New York, NY: Routledge.

Journal articles
Payant, C., & Hardy, J.A. (2016). The dynamic rhetorical structures of TESOL conference abstracts. BC TEAL Journal, 1(1), 1-17.

Hardy, J.A., & Friginal, E. (2016). Genre variation in student writing: A multi-dimensional analysis. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 22, 119-131. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2016.03.002

Hardy, J.A., Roberson, A., & Römer, U. (2015). The power of relevant models: Using a corpus of student writing to introduce disciplinary practices in a first year composition course. Across the Disciplines, 12(1). http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/articles/hardyetal2015.cfm

Hardy, J.A., & Römer, U. (2013). Revealing disciplinary variation in student writing: A multi-dimensional analysis of the Michigan Corpus of Upper-level Student Papers. Corpora, 8, 183-207. doi: 10.3366/cor.2013.0040

Hardy, J.A., & Friginal, E. (2012). Filipino and American online communication and linguistic variation. World Englishes, 31, 143-161. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-971X.2011.01728.x

Book chapters
Coppala, A.C.**, & Hardy, J.A. (under contract). Attitudes towards autism of parents raising autistic children: Evidence from “mom” and “dad” blogs. In E. Friginal (Ed.), Studies in corpus-based sociolinguistics. New York, NY: Routledge.

Hardy, J.A. (2015). Multi-dimensional analysis of academic discourse. In P. Baker & T. McEnery (Eds.), Corpora and discourse studies: Integrating discourse and corpora (pp. 155-174). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Friginal, E., & Hardy, J.A. (2014). Conducting multi-dimensional analysis using spss. In T. Berber Sardinha & M. Veirano Pinto (Eds.), Multi-dimensional analysis: Retrospect and prospects (pp. 297-316). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Hardy, J.A., & Li, M. (2013). Collaborative peer mentoring of GTAs. In D. Soneson & E. Tarone (Eds.), Expanding our horizons: Language teacher education in the 21st Century. (pp. 139-156). Minneapolis, MN: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition.

Cortes, V., & Hardy, J.A. (2013). Analyzing the semantic prosody and semantic preference of lexical bundles. In D. Belcher & G. Nelson (Eds.), Critical and corpus-based approaches to intercultural rhetoric (pp. 180-201). Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Book reviews
Hardy, J.A. (2015). Review of the book Using Corpora to Analyze Gender. Journal of English Linguistics, 43(2), 168-170. doi: 10.1177/0075424215578282

Lee, J.J., & Hardy, J.A. (2012). Review of the book The reflexive teacher educator in TESOL: Roots and wings. ELT Journal, 66(2), 277-278. doi: 10.1093/elt/ccs014

Hardy, J.A. (2010). Review of the book Multiple perspectives on interaction: Second language research in honor of Susan M. Gass. TESL-EJ, 13(4).

Refereed conference presentations
Hardy, J.A. (March, 2015). Undergraduate ESP vs. Disciplinary writing: A multidimensional comparison. Paper presented at the AAAL 2015 Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Payant, C., & Hardy, J.A. (October, 2014). Writing conference proposals: You have what it takes! Paper presented at the 41st International MEXTESOL Convention, Puebla, Puebla, Mexico.

Hardy, J.A. (September, 2014). Biology discourse: A multi-dimensional analysis. Paper presented at the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) 2014, Flagstaff, AZ.

Hardy, J.A., & Friginal, E. (March, 2014). Dimensions of variation across student-written paper types. Paper presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Convention, Portland, OR.

Hardy, J.A., Roberson, A., & Römer, U. (March, 2013). Using a corpus of advanced student writing in the first year reading and writing classroom. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.

Hardy, J.A., Roberson, A., & Römer, U. (March, 2013). Using a corpus of student writing to introduce disciplinary practices in a first-year composition course; Corpora and student ethnographers in freshman English: A case study. Paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication 2013 Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Zhu, Y., Friginal, E., & Hardy, J.A. (January, 2013). Introducing Text X-Ray: An online text parsing and text visualization program. Paper presented at the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) 2013, San Diego, CA.

Hardy, J.A., Friginal, E., & Römer, U. (January, 2013). When formal vs. informal isn’t enough: A multi-dimensional analysis of the Michigan Corpus of Upper-level Student Papers. Paper presented at the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) 2013, San Diego, CA.

Friginal, E., & Hardy, J.A. (November, 2012). Exploring disciplinary variation in successful college-level student writing: A corpus-based analysis. Paper presented at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2012 Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Hardy, J.A., Roberson, A., & Bell, S. (October, 2012). Placement tests that work: A step-by-step guide to creation, revision, and implementation. Paper presented at the Georgia TESOL Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Hardy, J.A. (August, 2012). Psychology research article introductions: An intercultural rhetoric genre analysis Paper presented at the 7th Conference on Intercultural Rhetoric and Discourse, Indianapolis, IN.

Hardy, J.A., & Payant, C. (June, 2012). The rhetoric of psychology research article introductions: A genre-based, intercultural rhetoric study. Paper presented at the Genre 2012: Rethinking Genre 20 Years Later, Ottawa, Canada.

Friginal, E., & Hardy, J.A. (June, 2012). Revealing disciplinary variation in student writing: A multi-dimensional analysis of 16 disciplines. Paper presented at the Genre 2012: Rethinking Genre 20 Years Later, Ottawa, Canada.

Li, M., & Hardy, J.A. (March, 2012). What does research inform us about the teaching and learning of Mandarin tones? Paper presented at the SCOLT 2012, Atlanta, GA.

Hardy, J.A. (October, 2011). University language continued: A multi-dimensional study of undergraduate critical thinking writing in the social sciences. Paper presented at the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) 2011, Atlanta, GA.

Hardy, J.A. (May, 2011). Collaborative peer mentoring of GTAs: A case study. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Language Teacher Education: “Expanding Our Horizons”, Minneapolis, MN.

Hardy, J.A. (April, 2011). Blogs and opinion columns. Paper presented at the Exploring the Boundaries and Applications of Corpus Linguistics, 2011 Symposium at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Hardy, J.A. (March, 2011). Vocabulary intuitions of Spanish instructors. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics 2011, Chicago, IL.

Hardy, J.A. (March, 2011). Linguistic variation: A study of online Filipino and American Englishes. Paper presented at the 45th Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibit, New Orleans, LA.

Cortes, V., & Hardy, J.A. (February, 2011). A comparative analysis of lexical bundles in history writing in English and Spanish. Paper presented at the Writing Research Across Borders II, Fairfax, VA.

Refereeed conference posters
Smith, C.G.**, Carter, K.E., & Hardy, J.A. (August, 2013). Synaptic snacks: Using food to teach. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu, HI.

Friginal, E., Hardy, J.A., Römer, U. (July, 2013). A multi-dimensional analysis of the Michigan Corpus of Upper-level Student Papers (MICUSP). Poster presented at the Corpus Linguistics Conference 2013, Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS), Lancaster, UK.

Hardy, J.A., Friginal, E., Römer, U., & Carter, K.E. (January, 2013). Understanding the ‘personality’ of psychology student writing. Poster presented at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Pete Beach, FL.

Workshops and discussions
Hardy, J. A. (October, 2015). Teaching grammar in the second langauge classroom. Roundtable for Emory College Language Center. Emory College of Arts and Sciences. Atlanta, GA.

Hardy, J.A. (July, 2015). Practicing innovation in the English language classroom. Paper presented at the GSU Global TESOL Program 2015, Guangzhou, China.

Payant, C., Junqueira, L., Hardy, J.A., & Snell, D. (March, 2015). Corrective feedback practices: L2 writing teachers and students’ responsibilities. Discussion presented at the TESOL 2015 International Convention & English Language Expo, Toronto, Canada.

Payant, C., & Hardy, J.A. (October, 2012). Mentoring practices in teacher development: A sociocultural model. Workshop presented at the MEXTESOL Conference, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Friginal, E., & Hardy, J.A. (2012). New approaches to teaching grammar. Workshop for University of Baghdad and Georgia State University: University Linkages Program (ULP). Georgia State University. Atlanta, GA.

Webinar
Hardy, J.A. (2013). Teaching Academic Literacy with a Genre Approach. Webinar for University of Baghdad and Georgia State University: University Linkages Program (ULP). Atlanta, GA: Georgia State University.

Invited talks
Hardy, J. A. (2015). Corpus based language teaching. Paper presented at the Graduate Teaching Assistant Practicum, Emory University, Laney Graduate School.

Hardy, J.A. (2015). Reflective language teaching. Paper presented at the Connecting New Emory Language Teachers workshop, Emory College Language Center.

Hardy, J.A. (2013). Summary writing in psychology. Talk presented at the Introduction to Clinical Neuroscience, Oxford College of Emory University.

Hardy, J.A. (2013). Undergraduate writing: A proposed genre- and corpus-based analysis of student writing in the disciplines. Paper presented at the PhD Genre Seminar, Georgia State University.

Hardy, J.A. (2012). Multi-dimensional analysis: Disciplinary variation in student writing. Paper presented at the MA Corpus Linguistics Course, Georgia State University.

Hardy, J.A. (2010). Learning and teaching in Mexico. Paper presented at the Undergraduate Intercultural Communications Course, Georgia State University.