About me

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I am a lecturer in Sociolinguistics/Applied Linguistics and Japanese at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. I also hold an adjunct position at the University of Warwick, UK, as an Honorary Associate Professor. My main research interests are computer mediated communication (CMC), applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, particularly in the Japanese context.

My monograph Online Communication in a Second Language: Social Interaction, Language Use, and Learning Japanese was published by Multilingual Matters in late 2012.

Please use the links above to view my qualifications, publications, positions held, and blog.

I welcome correspondence with researchers in this field, or postgraduate students interested in Japanese and/or Linguistics.

I have been interviewed ABC radio, and for articles in The Age newspaper, Frankie magazine, and the online magazine Smallust, and am available for comment on matters concerning internet technology, computer mediated communication (including blogs, social networking, text messaging etc) and foreign language education or second language acquisition. Please see the Contact page for more details.

オーストラリアのメルボルンにあるモナシュ大学の准教です。言語学と日本語学そらからCMCに興味があります。

上にあるリンクを通して、資格、過去の出版物、そして職務履歴をご覧になってください。

私と同じ分野で勉強している研究者の方、または、日本語か言語学に興味を持つ大学院生と連絡できたら嬉しいです。