Scientific degree: Doctor of Philology
Academic rank: Professor
Organization: Monash University
Editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Language and Culture, Director of the Language and Society Center at Monash University, executive editor of the Cultural Linguistics book series (Springer Publishing), President of the Association of Applied Linguistics of Australia. The recipient of the Humboldt Research Award in Linguistics.
Research interests: cognitive psychology, anthropology, linguistic culturology, applied linguistics, cross-cultural communication, cross-cultural pragmatics, political linguistics, discourse analysis.