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Anja Wanner

Expert on the English language (grammar, standards, genres, academic writing, spelling, language change, language use on the Internet, "Grammar Badgers" website)

Professor, English College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-3760 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • English grammar and spelling
  • Internet language
  • Language change


  • Recipient of Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award (2014)
  • Author, "Deconstructing the English Passive" (book on the structure of the passive in English and its use in academic writing)
  • Editor, "Syntactic Variation and Genre" (book on the emergence of new genres, including those on the Internet, and their syntactic characteristics)