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.

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