Staff Profile of Dr. June Luchjenbroers

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Dr. June Luchjenbroers

Senior Lecturer in Linguistics
+44 (0)1248 38 8205
Room 104, 37-41 College Road


June has a BA in Linguistics and Japanese from the University of Queensland (Australia), and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from La Trobe University (Australia). Upon completion of her PhD, she took a position as Assistant Professorship in English Linguistics with the Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. (Hong Kong), to later return to Australia and a Postdoctoral Fellowship with the University of Queensland (CLTR). She joined Bangor in October 1999.

Her research, in collaboration with Michelle Aldridge-Waddon, focuses on Forensic Linguistics / Language and the Law (in particular: linguistic analyses of the language used to and by adult (generally women) and child victims of rape and physical assault). Current data also includes email communications between (convicted) paedophiles.

She has also collaborated with John Olsson for the book, Forensic Linguistics, 3rd edition (available from 5 Dec 2013).


  • Issues in Forensic Linguistics (3rd year and M-level)
  • Vulnerabilty and the law (3rd year and M-level)
  • Language, Culture and Power (3rd year and M-level)
  • Language and Culture - with other staff (1st year)
  • Cybercrime (not in 2013-2014)
  • Text Analysis (not in 2013-2014)

Special Interest Groups:

June works in collaboration with Dr Michelle Aldridge (Cardiff University) and Dr John Olsson (Forensic Linguistics Institute / Bangor University).

Office hours: 

Office hours are posted each semester (please see module outlines for current times). If you'd like to see June for academic or pastoral reasons, contact her by email.