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Academic Qualification
1992, PhD LINGUISTICS, UNIVERSITY OF READING, England
1984, Masters APPLIED LINGUISTICS, INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON, USA
1983, Bachelor Degree ENGLISH EDUCATION, INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON, USA

Awards & Recognitions
Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 2006, Universiti
Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 2014, Universiti

Overview
I'm an associate professor in the Language Studies Dept. at the School of Education and Modern Languages, UUM, with a PhD in Linguistic Science from the University of Reading UK, an MA in Applied Linguistics and a B Sc Education from Indiana University, Bloomington. A sociolinguist and an ELT practitioner by training, my main areas of interest are writing as social practice, academic writing, societal multilingualism, and motivational aspects of reading.

Research Area
1. Sociolinguistics (Including Language, Culture and Society, Language Change, Social Dialects, Regional Dialects, Multilingualism, Language Maintenance and Shift)
2. Language Literacy (Including English (TESOL, ESL, TEFL) and other Languages)
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Area of Expertise
1. Sociolinguistics
2. Second Language Reading
3. Academic Writing