About me

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After holding positions as a lecturer in Sociolinguistics/Applied Linguistics and Japanese at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, and an adjunct position at the University of Warwick, UK, as an Honorary Associate Professor, I am currently traveling full-time, writing and undertaking a Masters in Mathematics at the University of Southern Queensland.

As a linguist, my main research interests were computer mediated communication (CMC), applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, particularly in the Japanese context. My monograph Online Communication in a Second Language was published by Multilingual Matters in late 2012. I have been interviewed ABC radio, and for articles in The Age newspaper, Frankie magazine, and the online magazine Smallust. As of mid-2016, I will no longer be updating this site regularly.