Who I am

I’m currently the Director of Writing for Non-Native Speakers of English at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

If you want to find out about my research, teaching, and interests, feel free to browse the pages of this website.

Professional experience

2018 - current

Instructor, Director of Writing for Non-Native Speakers of English

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH, USA

2011 - 2018

Full-time Lecturer

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH, USA

2003 - 2011

Graduate Teaching Associate

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK, USA

2001 - 2003


Universitatea de Nord Baia Mare
Baia Mare, Romania

About me


Some of my current research areas: Corpus Linguistics, Construction Grammar, Cognitive Linguistics, pragmatics.


Some of the recently taught courses: English Grammar, Languages of the world, Research writing, Academic English.


Some of the pictures I have taken around the world: pictures of places, landscapes, airplanes, airports, trips, and more.

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Curriculum Vitae

My Curriculum Vitae


A list of my conference presentations


A list of my publications

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Research interests

Some of my research interests include

Construction Grammar
Second language writing
Corpus Linguistics
Discourse analysis

Latest research activity

Demeter, G. (November, 2019). Using Corpus Linguistics in Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum or in Specific Disciplines. Presented at The Applied Linguistics Conference 2019, Perth, Australia.

Conference presentation

Demeter, G. (2016). On discourse-motivated ‘sorries’: Fictive apologies in English, Hungarian, and Romanian. In E. Pascual, & S. Sandler (eds.). The Conversation Frame: Forms and Functions of Fictive Interaction (pp. 151-168). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Latest publication

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