Forensic Linguists

Tim Grant is the Director of AIFL and instigated the TextCrimes project. He has spent the last 30 years working as a practitioner and academic in the field.

Marton Petyko is a Research Associate in Forensic Linguistics at AIFL. He took over the management of the TextCrimes project in 2019 as part of the broader FoLD project.

A variety of students from the MA Forensic Linguistics contributed their time to the project over the years since it was first considered.

Linguistic interns who have contributed to the project include:

  • Gaby Axer
  • Kelsey Dethlefs
  • Charmaine Innis
  • Begum Malik
  • Amanda Muscat
  • Emily Tauzeeh
Software Development

Software development has been undertaken by Aston University's Beautiful Canoe, in particular by:

  • Lewis Blackburn
  • Clare Buckley
  • Johnny Le
  • David Powell
  • Charlie Slowgrove
  • Aman Soni
  • Adam Collins
  • Ehsanullah Afzal
  • Abdiyee Idris
  • Paul Aina
  • Rebekah Coleman
  • Shibu George
  • Daniel Sutton
  • Kelsey Chan
  • Nathaniel Baulch-Jones
  • Alex Luckett
  • Sam Bangura
  • Callum Kendrick
  • Antonio García-Domínguez