Academic Staff

Name Rank Research Area Contact Info.
Jette HANSEN EDWARDS Professor 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.

3943 7023
Full Time Teaching Staff
Evelyn CHAN Associate Professor Virginia Woolf; Joseph Conrad; modernism; literature and the professions; literature and education 3943 7017
Ron DARVIN Assistant Professor Digital literacies, digital repertoires, online genres, second language acquisition (SLA), translanguaging, unequal Englishes, identity, investment, social class, critical literacy. 3943 7020
Grant HAMILTON Associate Professor Twentieth-century world literature, postcolonial literatures, African literatures in English, literary theory, computational literary studies 3943 7445
David HUDDART Professor Postcolonial literature, autobiography, literary and cultural theory, popular culture

3943 7993
Jookyoung JUNG Assistant Professor Second language acquisition (SLA), task-based language teaching (TBLT), second language reading and writing, eye-tracking technology 3943 5719
Carmen LEE Associate Professor Sociolinguistics, language on the internet, multilingualism, literacy studies, qualitative research methods 3943 7994
LI Ou       Associate Professor Romanticism, especially poetry; poetics and poetic tradition; cultural/literary relations between China and the West 3943 7003
Prem PHYAK Assistant Professor Language ideology, language policy, sociolinguistics of multilingualism, multiliteracy, multilingual education, translanguaging, politics of English, English as medium of instruction (EMI), spatiality of language, second language acquisition (identity/affect/motivation), indigenous/minority language education, language and wellbeing, qualitative research, teacher education (agency and identity) 3943 7174
Eli Park SORENSEN Associate Professor Postcolonialism, comparative literature, cultural studies, twentieth-century fiction, philosophy and literature, literary theory 3943 8550
Tongle SUN Assistant Professor Language, culture, and identity; language socialization; study abroad; language learning motivation; intercultural communication; internationalization/interculturalization; digital literacies; English for specific purposes 3943 7462
Eddie TAY Associate Professor Creative writing; autoethnography; street photography; Singaporean and Malaysian literature; postcolonial literature 3943 7061
Suzanne WONG Senior Lecturer Grammatical voice, pedagogical grammar, contrastive linguistics, short stories, creative writing 3943 7011
Adjunct Professors
Vijay K. BHATIA 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.  
Yuet May CHING Adjunct Associate Professor Modernist poetry and fiction, Romantic poetry, gender and literature, and Hong Kong literature  
Jason GLECKMAN Adjunct Associate Professor Shakespeare, 16th-, 17th-, and 18th-century literature, English composition.  
Tony T.N. HUNG Adjunct Professor World Englishes, phonology, syntax-phonology interaction, interlanguage analysis, second language teaching.  
Emeritus Professors
Jane JACKSON Emeritus Professor 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  
Gerald NELSON Emeritus Professor English grammar; corpus linguistics; World Englishes; the history of English; the history of linguistics