About me





Popular press

Hi, I am Andreea S. Calude, pronounced [an'drɛ-ə ka-lu-dɛ]. My married name is ASC James. I work as a professional linguist at the University of Waikato but I also offer language consultancy services. Click here to see my Google Scholar profile.

You can hire me to speak and write for popular audiences (see Popular press). If you want to get in touch please email me.

I organise the Hamilton branch events for:

My other hangouts, places I go, things I do:

...interviewed on the Guardian Science Weekly postcast (July 2018).

...wrote the TED ED Lesson "Does Grammar Matter?" (more than one million hits).

...blog for Sciblogs as Lippy Linguist.

...write for The Conversation, here is my article feed.

...Editor-in-Chief of the Platinum journal Te Reo - the Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand.

Picture taken by i-maani photography.