Emeritus Professor Michael Clyne

  • Michael George Clyne, AM, FAHA, FASA, who died on October 29 2010, was a leading scholar and an inspirational figure in many fields of linguistics, including sociolinguistics, pragmatics, bilingualism and multilingualism, second language learning, and intercultural communication. He was a fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences.