Director, Multimodal Research Centre
Phone: +64 9 921 999 extn 6262
- PhD, Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA
- MS, Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA
- BA, Russian Language & Literature, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA
Sigrid Norris is Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of the Multimodal Research Centre. She is the author of Analyzing Multimodal Interaction: A Methodological Framework (Routledge, 2004), rosarot und schwarz. Gedichte (Deutscher Lyrik Verlag, 2008), and Identity in (Inter)action (de Gruyter Mouton, 2011);
More information about Sigrid’s work can be found at http://www.sigridnorris.com/
Sigrid primarily teaches multimodal research methods and multimodal theory as well as multimodal identity on postgraduate level.
- Communicating religious belief through identity production in Thai vegetarians (Boonyalakha Makboon, PhD)
- Communicating Knowledge in High School Tutoring (Jesse Pirini, PhD)
Completed supervisions at AUT
- Marketing the Visual Arts in New Zealand: A Critical Analysis of Promotional Material by Christchurch Art Galleries. (Candy Lange, MA)
- Maori Identity: How to become Tertiary Learners (Tui Matelau, MCS)
- Changing modal values through sustainable consumption of food. (Dave Brown, MPhil)
- Getting attention, keeping attention and measuring attention in the age of information overload (Paul White, MPhil)
- Kitesurfing: Actions, (inter)actions and mediation (Jarret Geenen, PhD)
- Multimodal theory and method
- Multimodal identity production
- Practice-based research method and theory
Current Research Projects:
- Who are We? and How is New Media Technology Impacting our Lives? A world-wide questionnaire project.
- Geosemiotics Project: A global project-collaboration.
- A video ethnography of the enactment of embodied modes as utilised during horseback riding lessons.
- A video ethnography of workplace practices.