Linguistic Anthropology

Interdisciplinary research on the languages of East and South East Asia and Papua New Guinea, Sino-Tibetan studies and Tibeto-Burman languages and sociocultural identity.

Faculty Research Focus

  • Recording & analysis of Sino-Tibetan languages
  • Research on the Papuan languages of East New Britain
  • Research on languages of South east Asia

Current Projects

  • The languages of Minahasa: description, documentation, and support.
  • Meeting point: integrating Aboriginal and linguistics knowledge systems for description.

Search for a Research Supervisor in Linguistic Anthropology.


Research Interests

The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.

Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.