Linguistics PhD Student Emma Mileva's Three Minute Thesis

March 31, 2015

Following her win in the FASS Three Minute Thesis heat, Linguistics PhD student Emma Mileva competed in the 3MT finals on March 9, 2015.

Emma's linguistic interests cover a variety of topics – sociolinguistics, medical and psychotherapy discourse, computer-mediated communication and brainstorming, Balkan Sprachbund, and psycholinguistics, among others.

A PhD SSHRC award holder, she currently explores new forms of medical communication for her dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Panayiotis Pappas and Dr. Maite Taboada.

Watch her talk, Getting to Know Your Patient: Talk in Alternative Medicine Sessions as a Blend of Mainstream Medicine and Psychotherapy.