Phone: 6125 3147
Research interests: Austronesian languages, Papuan languages, morphosyntax, phonology, historical and areal linguistics, linguistic typology. Current projects: the social history of Island Southeast Asia and Melanesia, as revealed through areal linguistic research; ongoing fieldwork on Austronesian and Papuan languages of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea (focussing on Tukang Besi, Palu'e, Ambai [Austronesian], Skou, Damal, One [Papuan])
Phone: 6125 0028
Research interests: Linguistic diversity and its implications for general linguistic theory, the grammar of psychosocial cognition, grammatical and semantic typology, historical linguistics, contact and areal linguistics, the effects of culture on the emergence of language structure, the pragmatics/semantics interface, and the use of linguistic evidence in native title claims. Specific language interests include Kayardild, Bininj Gun-wok (Mayali), Dalabon, Iwaidja, Ilgar, Marrku, Golin, Nen, and Mundari.
Phone: +61 2 6125 0300
Research interests: Language In Culture And Society (Sociolinguistics), Language In Time And Space (Incl. Historical Linguistics, Dialectology, Linguistic Structures (Incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics), Pacific Languages