Greg Dickson

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PhD (Australian National University), BA (Hons) (University of Queensland), Certified Provisional Interpreter (Kriol-English) (NAATI)

Research interests

  • Australian Kriol
  • Pidgin and Creole Languages
  • Sociolinguistics and language variation
  • Dialectology
  • Australian English, including Aboriginal English varieties
  • Australian Aboriginal Languages
  • Endangered Languages, including documentation and revitalisation
  • Language education, including Indigenous language education
  • Language activism and language policy
  • Community linguistics
  • Linguistic fieldwork
  • Linguistics communication / Popular linguistics
  • Translation and Interpreting in Australian Aboriginal Languages (especially Kriol)
  • Bilingual Education / Mother-tongue education
  • Language shift
  • History, language and culture of Ngukurr / Roper River Region, N.T.
  • Marra language and Marran language family (non-Pama-Nyungan)

Expertise Areas

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages
  • Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)
  • Language in Time and Space (incl. Historical Linguistics, Dialectology)


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