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In recent years, Kristinsson has specialized in the study of language policy and planning, language ideologies, language management, and language use. Among his earlier research interests is phonetics and phonology, historical phonology, terminology, lexicography, word formation, orthographic conventions, and variation in language. His PhD thesis on language use in spoken media is based on his pioneering research into variation in the use of different linguistic features in different genres of Icelandic radio language. 

Recent research projects include research into speaker evaluation of different features of Icelandic language use in different text genres (Kristinsson & Hilmarsson-Dunn 2013, 2015), Icelandic language ideologies (Kristinsson 2012, 2013, 2014; Kristinsson & Hilmarsson-Dunn 2012), language choice in the academia and at HEIs (Kristinsson 2014, Kristinsson & Bernharðsson 2014a, 2014b), style-shifting (Kristinsson 2021), language planning/management (Kristinsson 2012, 2014, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022; Hilmarsson-Dunn & Kristinsson 2010, 2013), prescription and prescriptivism (Kristinsson 2021, 2023).


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