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Christian Brickhouse

Christian Brickhouse is a PhD candidate in Linguistics who studies how institutions, roles, and personal styles shape the way speakers produce and organize discourse. His dissertation looks at oral arguments of the US Supreme Court to investigate the discourse strategies that lawyers and justices use to control narratives and create regimes of truth through interaction. He received his BA in Linguistics and Anthropology from Cornell University in 2017. Outside academia, Christian is active in the free software and free culture movements as a volunteer software developer and a Wikipedia administrator.