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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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 Work: 608-263-3760 — Home and cell phones available upon request awanner@wisc.edu Home page

Topics

  • English grammar and spelling
  • Internet language
  • Language change

Achievements

  • 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)

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