October 31st: Linguistics Professor to Give Talk
Professor Gillian Wigglesworth
Professor of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Head of the School of Languages and Linguistics
University of Melbourne, Australia
Ecology, Equity, and Ethics in Education
in Aboriginal Australia
Wednesday, October 31, 4:10, 101 Buttrick
Gillian Wigglesworth received her PhD in 1993 from La Trobe University with a thesis entitled “Investigating children’s cognitive and linguistic development through narrative.” From 1992 to 1994 she was in the Department of Applied Linguistics and the Language Testing Research Center at the University of Melbourne, where she focused on the development of oral language assessments. She was a member of the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University from 1995 to 2001. Wigglesworth returned to the University of Melbourne in 2001 and she has been Head of their School of Languages and Linguistics since 2005. She also currently serves as Associate Dean of Research at the University of Melbourne.
Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities
Center for Second Language Studies
Vanderbilt International Office
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