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)

ijolc_pb Book Series Editor: Cultural Linguistics (Springer) [flyer]

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 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. 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