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Second language phonology, World Englishes (Asian Englishes), impact of mass media on English language learning and use, language variation, peer response in second language writing.


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3943 7023

Full Time Teaching Staff
Assistant Professor

Psycholinguistics of second language acquisition and bilingualism, ultimate attainment and individual differences in SLA, tense, aspect, corpus linguistics

3943 7020

Associate Professor

Virginia Woolf; Joseph Conrad; modernism; literature and the professions; literature and education

3943 7017

Associate Professor

Shakespeare, 16th-, 17th-, and 18th-century literature, English composition.

3943 7109

Professor of English

Romantic and post-Romantic literature, especially poetry; Shakespeare and seventeenth century poetry; literature and moral philosophy; models of the self in European poetry and philosophy; the importance of the humanities in contemporary society

Associate Professor

Twentieth century world literature (especially anglophone African literature), literary theory, philosophy and literature (especially the work of Gilles Deleuze)

3943 7445


Postcolonial literature, autobiography, literary and cultural theory, popular culture

3943 7993


Language and intercultural communication; internationalization and education abroad; language, culture and identity; intercultural/cross-cultural pragmatics; language policies; ethnography; qualitative & mixed-method research; reticence and anxiety; cultures of learning; case-based teaching and learning; English for specific/business purposes


3943 7174

Associate Professor

Early modern pedagogy (Erasmus, Ascham, Puttenham, Mulcaster), early modern language theory, Shakespeare (especially sonnets), poetics, Wittgenstein, J.L. Austin.

3943 7018

Associate Professor

Sociolinguistics, language on the internet, multilingualism, literacy studies, qualitative research methods

3943 7994

Associate Professor

Romanticism, especially poetry; poetics and poetic tradition; cultural/literary relations between China and the West

3943 7003


English grammar; corpus linguistics; World Englishes; the history of English; the history of linguistics

3943 7004

Associate Professor

Modernism, phenomenology & literature, literature & religion, Irish studies, the philosophy of education.

3943 7024

Assistant Professor

Postcolonialism, comparative literature, cultural studies, twentieth-century fiction, philosophy and literature, literary theory

3943 8550

Associate Professor

Creative writing; autoethnography; street photography; Singaporean and Malaysian literature; postcolonial literature

3943 7061

Senior Lecturer

Grammatical voice, pedagogical grammar, contrastive linguistics, short stories, creative writing 

3943 7011

Adjunct Professors
Adjunct Professor

Critical genre analysis of academic and professional discourses in legal, business, promotional, and in new media contexts; ESP and professional communication; simplification and easification of legal and other public documents.

Adjunct Associate Professor

Modernist poetry and fiction, Romantic poetry, gender and literature, and Hong Kong literature

Adjunct Professor

World Englishes, phonology, syntax-phonology interaction, interlanguage analysis, second language teaching.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellow

Language Learning Strategy from sociocultural perspectives; L2 motivation and identity; Higher Education;  Private supplementary tutoring, Writing Academic English, Phonetics and Phonology, Qualitative research methods