Editor-in-Chief: International Journal of Language and Culture (John Benjamins Publishing)
Editor (With Professor Ning Yu): Cognitive Linguistic Studies in Cultural Contexts (John Benjamins Publishing)
President: Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA)
Associate Dean (Graduate Research), Faculty of Arts, Monash University
Professor Farzad Sharifian is a linguist with a multidisciplinary background in cognitive science, anthropology and education. He has made significant contributions to the development of Cultural Linguistics as an interdisciplinary area of research. He has received multiple awards for his research, teaching, and postgraduate supervision, including the Edith Cowan University’s Research Medal and the Award for Excellence in Early Career Research of the Year, Faculty of Arts, Monash University (2008). He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow of the Australian Research Council at the University of Western Australia before joining Monash University in 2005. He has widely published in many international journals and edited books.
Recent Awards and Honours
2014 President: Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA)
2013 Supervisor of the Year (Dean’s Award for Excellence in Higher Degree by Research Supervision), Faculty of Arts, Monash University.
2012 Alexander von Humboldt Fellow (for Experienced Researchers), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.
2013-2015 Board of Directors, International Association for World Englishes (IAWE)
- The Farzad Sharifian PhD Scholarship will be awarded to the best international applicant wishing to undertake a PhD degree in the field of intercultural communication, ... Read more
- Cultural Linguistics is a multidisciplinary area of research that explores the relationship between language and cultural conceptualisations. A recent article on Cultural Linguistics: Sharifian, F. (2015). Cultural ... Read more
- Professor Farzad Sharifian has been awarded the Faculty of Arts Dean’s Award for Excellence in Higher Degree by Research Supervision for 2013. This is a ... Read more
- Professor Farzad Sharifian, Director of the University’s Language and Society Centre, has been awarded a prestigious Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers by the Alexander von ... Read more