Scientific Committee

Aims

Advise on the implementation of activities, schedules, selections, and COMELA academic quality
Consult as to ways in which the COMELA may increase in quality
Suggest on the content and structure of the COMELA
Recommend short and long term strategies of the COMELA
Nominate self or other for positions inside and outside of the COMELA
Represent key institutions and networks in Linguistic Anthropology, and other scholarships, globally
Participate in the sharing of knowledge and expertise in Linguistic Anthropology
Ensure continued quality and integrity of all aspects of the COMELA
Network with other institutional bodies

People

 
Alessandro Duranti Anthropology, University of California, U.S.A.
Aditi Bhatia Linguistics, Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Aditi Ghosh Linguistics, Calcutta University, India
Adrian Pablé English, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Alexander Coupe Humanities, Nanyang Technological University
Alexandra Jaffe Anthropology, California State University, U.S.A.
Amanda Weidman Anthropology, Bryn Mawr Cllge., U.S.A.
Andrea Hoa Pham Languages, Literatures & Cultures, University of Florida, U.S.A.
Andreas Stoffers Asia Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Andrew Wong Anthropology, California State University, U.S.A.
Anna De Fina Italian, Georgetown University, U.S.A.
Anne Pauwels Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, SOAS, University of London, U.K.
Asmah Haji Omar Linguistics, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Barbara Watson Andaya Asian Studies Program, University of Hawai’i, U.S.A.
Bjarke Frellesvig Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, England
Brigittine French Peace and Conflict Studies, Grinnell Cllge., U.S.A.
Cécile Vigouroux Arts and Social Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Chia-Rung Lu Linguistics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Collette Snowden Communication, University of South Australia, Australia
Collin Williams Law and Politics, Cardiff University, Wales
Daniel Perrin Applied Linguistics, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland
David Katan Humanities, University of Salento, Italy
Delia Carmela Chiaro Interpreting and Translation, University of Bologna, Italy
Dimitris Dalakoglou Social Anthropology, Vrije University, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dinh Lu Giang Linguistics, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Don Kulick Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Eirini Theodoropoulou Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Qatar
Fabienne Baider French Studies and European Studies, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Geoffrey Benjamin Sociology, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ghil‘ad Zuckermann Linguistics, University of Adelaide, Australia
Gladys Tang Linguistics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Hans Ladegaard English, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Herbert Pierson Languages & Literatures, St. John’s University, New York, U.S.A.
Howard Giles Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.
Hugo Cardoso Linguistics, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ianthi Tsimpli Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Cambridge University, England
Ikuko Nakane Arts, University of Melbourne, Australia
Ingrid Piller Linguistics, Macquarie University, Australia
Jack Sidnell Anthropology, University of Toronto, Canada
James Fox Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, Australia
Jan Blommaert Babylon Centre, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Janet McIntosh Anthropology, Brandeis University, U.S.A
Jean Michel Filippi Linguistics, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Johanna Hanink Classics, Brown University, U.S.A
José Luis Lanata National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Judith Pine Anthropology, Western Washington University, U.S.A.
Julie Abbou Arts, Literature, Languages and Humanities. Aix-Marseille University, France
Julie Faulkner Education, Monash University, Australia
Katherine Chen English, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Katherine E. Hoffman Anthropology, Northwestern University, U.S.A.
Kathryn Howard Teacher Education and Foundations, California State University, U.S.A.
Kendall King Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
Keren Rice Indigenous Studies, University of Toronto, Canada
Kira Hall Culture, Language, and Social Practice, University of Colorado, U.S.A.
Kristine Horner Languages and Cultures, The University of Sheffield, England.
Kuniyoshi Kataoka Arts and Letters, Aichi University, Japan
Laura Miller Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Missouri, U.S.A.
Lawrence Reid University of Hawai’i, U.S.A.
Li Wei Applied Linguistics, University College London, England
Lionel Wee English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Loretta Kim Modern Languages and Cultures, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Luke Fleming Anthropologie, Université de Montréal, Canada
M. Luisa Carrió-Pastor Applied Linguistics, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Maisa Taha Anthropology, Montclair State University, U.S.A.
Mariam Durrani Education, Harvard University, U.S.A.
Marina Bondi Linguistic and Cultural Studies, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Marinus van den Berg Asian Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands
Mark Aldenderfer John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, University of California, Merced, California, U.S.A
Mark Alves JSEALS EIC. Linguistics and Communication Studies, Montgomery Cllge., U.S.A.
Mark Turin Anthropology & Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada
Mary Bucholtz Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.
Matthew Hull Anthropology, University of Michigan, U.S.A.
Merav Shohet Anthropology, Boston University, U.S.A.
Michael Lempert Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan, U.S.A.
Michael Peletz Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, U.S.A.
Michelle Lazar English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Mie Hiramoto English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Mohsin Khan English, Aligarh Muslim University, India
Momoko Nakamura Kanto Gakuin University, Japan
Monica Heller Social Justice Education/Anthropology, University of Toronto, Canada
Nana Oishi Arts, University of Melbourne, Australia
Nancy Hornberger Education, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Nathan Hill East Asian Languages and Cultures, SOAS, University of London, U.K.
Nishaant Choksi Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Japan
Paja Faudree Anthropology, Brown University, U.S.A.
Paul Garrett Anthropology, Temple University, U.S.A.
Paul Sambre Multimodality, Interaction and Discourse, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Paul Sidwell Arts & Social Sciences Australian National University, Australia
Peter Austin Linguistics, SOAS, U.K.
Peter De Costa Linguistics, Michigan State University, U.S.A.
Pia Pichler English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London, U.K.
Qing Zhang Anthropology, University of Arizona, U.S.A.
Rachel Harrison Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, SOAS, U.K.
Ritsuko Kikusawa Advanced Human Sciences, National Museum of Ethnology, Japan
Rita Kothari Humanities, Ashoka University, India.
Rizwan Ahmad English Literature and linguistics, Qatar University, Qatar.
Robert Amery Linguistics, University of Adelaide, Australia
Rusty Barrett Linguistics, University of Kentucky, U.S.A.
Selvyn Jussy Linguistics, University of Calcutta, India
Shalini Shankar Anthropology, Northwestern University, U.S.A.
Sharon Carstens Anthropology, Portland State University, U.S.A.
Sidney Cheung Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Steven Thorne World Languages and Literatures, Portland State University, U.S.A.
Susan Needham Anthropology, California State University Dominguez Hills, U.S.A.
Suzanne Romaine English Language & Literature, University of Oxford, U.K.
Thomas Reuter Asia Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
Tan Kim Hua Social Sciences and Humanities, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Tran Tri Doi Linguistics, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tran Thi Hong Hanh Linguistics, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam
Umberto Ansaldo Linguistics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Verita Sriratana English, Fac. of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Vina Tsakali Philology, University of Crete, Greece
Vijay Kumar Bhatia English, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
William Hanks Anthropology, University of California, Berkely, U.S.A.
Yahya Asiri Linguistics, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
Yee-Jean Fon Linguistics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Ying Ying Tan Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Yoshiyuki Asahi Nat. Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Japan
Zane Goebel Languages and Linguistics, La Trobe University, Australia
Zuraidah Mohd Don Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, Malaysia
(Honorary member)
Barbara Johnstone Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.