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Postgraduate supervision in the School of Language and Culture

The School of Language and Culture offers PhD candidates the opportunity to work collaboratively with a cohort of staff who are active researchers and practitioners to provide a unique interdisciplinary level of engagement and mentorship in their chosen areas of research study.

Course information

For information on applying for the Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy programmes please contact cspostgr@aut.ac.nz or (09) 921 9999 extn 8481.

Areas of study

We supervise the following broad themes of study:

  • Creative writing
  • Intercultural communication
  • Discourse analysis
  • Language teaching and learning
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Corrective feedback
  • Academic literacies
  • Refugee and migrant education
  • Migrant and refugee identity, policy and settlement
  • Policy and media analysis
  • Social theory
  • Conflict resolution
  • Criminology
  • Intercultural studies
  • Social and cultural anthropology
  • Gender, women and sexuality.

Contact us if you would like to study a particular field of interest not listed above within the School of Language and Culture.

Academic supervisors

Head of the School of Language and Culture

  • Dr Sharon Harvey — Associate Dean of the Faculty of Applied Humanities with responsibility for Research and Postgraduate Studies

Community and International Languages focus

  • Deborah Corder
    Senior Lecturer — Japanese, Associate Head of School, International Languages.
  • Ineke Crezee
    Senior Lecturer — Community and International Languages.
  • Dr Junji Kawai
    Lecturer — Community and International Languages.

English and Applied Linguistics focus

  • John Bitchener
    Professor in the Department of English and Applied Linguistics.
  • Helen Cartner
    Senior Lecturer — Applied English Studies.
  • Clare Conway
    Senior Lecturer — Applied English Studies.
  • Heather Denny
    Senior Lecturer — Applied English Studies
  • Dr Lynn Grant
    Senior Lecturer in the Department of English and Applied Linguistics.
  • Dr Paul Mountfort
    Programme Leader of AUT University’s BA English Studies and Chair, Centre for Creative Writing (Master of Creative Writing).
  • Heather Richards
    Senior Lecturer — Applied English Studies.
  • Kevin Roach
    Senior Lecturer — Applied English Studies.
  • Annelies Roskvist
    Senior Lecturer and Associate Head of School (ESOL).
  • Annette Sachtleben
    Senior Lecturer — Applied English Studies.
  • Frank Smedley
    Lecturer — Applied English Studies.
  • Dr Pat Strauss
    Programme Leader in the Department of English and Applied Linguistics.
  • Elizabeth Turner
    Senior Lecturer — Applied English Studies.
Last updated: 14-Feb-2014 7.55pm

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