Professor Farzad Sharifian

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Chair in Cultural Linguistics

Director: Language and Society Centre, Faculty of Arts, Monash University

Editor-in-Chief: International Journal of Language and Culture (John Benjamins Publishing)

Series Editor: Cultural Linguistics (Springer Nature) [flyer]

Series Editor: Routledge Advances in Teaching English as an International Language (Routledge)

Series Editor (With Professor Ning Yu): Cognitive Linguistic Studies in Cultural Contexts (John Benjamins)

Professor Farzad Sharifian holds the Chair in Cultural Linguistics at Monash University.  He has made significant contributions to the development of Cultural Linguistics as a multidisciplinary 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 has widely published in many international journals and edited books. He has been the sole Chief Investigator (CI) on three Australian Research Council Discovery Program (ARC DP) large grants, a co-CI on an ARC DP, and an Australian Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow (ADP) on his own ARC DP. 

reviews of Sharifian, F. (2011)Cultural Conceptualisations and Language: Theoretical Framework and Applications. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 
Link to Google Scholar citation webpage

Recent Awards and Honours

2014-2016 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 Fellowship (for Experienced Researchers), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.
2013-2015 Board of Directors, International Association for World Englishes (IAWE)  
A recent interview with Professor Farzad Sharifian