Geoff Thompson is an Honorary Senior Fellow in the School of English at the University of Liverpool. Before his retirement, he was Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at Liverpool, and Director of the MAs in Applied Linguistics and TESOL. He is one of the Editors of the journal Functions of Language. Recent and forthcoming publications include Evaluation in context (Benjamins, 2014, co-edited with Laura Alba-Juez), Introducing Functional Grammar (Routledge, 3rd edition 2014), System and corpus: Exploring connections (Equinox, 2006, co-edited with Susan Hunston), and articles on topics such as Theme, transitivity, interpersonal systems in interaction, grammatical metaphor, conjunction in text, and evaluation.
Our dear Geoff sadly passed away in November 2015. He will be sorely missed, but will always be in our hearts and thoughts. His contribution to our project and group has been enormous, and will remain in the findings of our research forever.