Lecturer in Linguistics, Monash University

Howard Manns (Howie) lectures on the history and sociolinguistics of English and Indonesian at Monash University. He coordinates Monash's Master of Applied Linguistics.

He is co-author of 'Communication Across Cultures: Mutual Understanding in a Global World' (2014, Cambridge) and 'Style and Intersubjectivity in Youth Interaction' (2018, Mouton).

Howie is currently co-editing volumes on Australian English and Indonesian. He is also on a research team studying the communication styles of Deafblind Australians, with the aim of developing better training materials for interpreters.

Before Monash, he worked for the US Navy as a specialist in Iranian languages.

Experience

  • 2011–present
    Lecturer in Linguistics, Monash University

Education

  • 2011 
    Monash University, PhD Linguistics
  • 2002 
    University of Pittsburgh, BA Linguistics
  • 1994 
    Defense Language Institute, Certification- Persian Linguistics