Dr Nadine Normand-Marconnet

Lecturer and co-ordinator  of Study Abroad programs in School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, Dr Nadine Normand-Marconnet is involved in teaching and research in the field of Applied Linguistics. She is  the current academic lead of the flagship Monash Warwick Education Alliance project  on Intercultural 3- stages training , a role that enables her to develop and managed a series of activities for students and staff development based on cultural awareness.

Nadine’s current research interests include Intercultural Competence, Transnational Education, Language policy, and Second Language Acquisition.

A French native speaker, Nadine is fluent in English, has a sound command of Mandarin, and basic knowledge in German and Persian. She holds various French degrees.  She first graduated in International Relations, followed by a Masters in Chinese studies. She started working as a business consultant for French companies in China and in Taiwan, and then gained international experience during ten years by working for different French companies and organisations in India, and in Malaysia.

Progressively involved in educational activities, Nadine expanded her field expertise by gaining a Masters in Language Policy and a PhD in Applied Linguistics. Recruited by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2004, she spent four years in Iran and three years in Vietnam, as an expert in education, before being appointed as a Lecturer at Monash University in 2011.