I'm Professor of Nordic languages. My main main research areas are interaction in institutional settings and linguistically asymmetric interaction. My methodological approaches are conversation analysis and interactional linguistics, and I take an interest in applying my research findings and creating a dialogue with society.
Interaction, dementia, mental health, conversation analysis, easy language, linguistic accessibility
interaction, language, linguistics
Post-doctoral researcher, Academy of Finland, 2005-2008
Academy research fellow, Academy of Finland, 2013-2018
Acting professor, 2016-2017, 2018-2019
Professor (full), 2019-
Lindholm, C. & Vanhatalo, U. (Eds.). 2021. Handbook of easy languages in Europe. Berlin: Frank & Timme.
Lindholm, C., Stevanovic, M. & Weiste, E. (Eds.). 2020. Joint decision-making in mental health. An interactional approach. UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Plejert, C., Lindholm, C. & Schrauf, R.W. (eds.). 2017. Multilingual interaction and dementia. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
Lindholm, C. & Wide, C. 2019. Self-directed speech and dialogue in dementia care: the potential of co-participants’ contributions. Logopedics, Phoniatrics Vocology 44(1), 14–22.
Lindholm, C. 2015. Parallel realities: The interactional management of confabulation in dementia care encounters. Research on Language and Social Interaction 48(2), 176–199.