Qualifications And Distinctions

PhD in Applied Linguistics, Massey University 1993
Dip TESL, Victoria University 1978
BA (Hons) First Class, Linguistics, Victoria University 1977
BA French and Linguistics, Victoria University 1974-1976
TESOL International Award for Scholarship and Service 2004
Massey University Research Award 2002
Massey University Award for Teaching Excellence, CHSS   1999
DEANZ Award for Excellence in Research 1997
Research Award for Academic Women 1992
Swiss Government Scholarship (declined)        
Senior Scholarship, Victoria University 1977
French Government Prize, Victoria University 1974,75,76
Goethe Award, Victoria University 1974, 75
Lissie Rathbone Scholarship, Victoria University 1974

Work History

2006- Professor of Applied Linguistics, Massey University
2003- Associate Professor, Massey University
1994-2003     Senior Lecturer, Massey University
1983-1993 Lecturer, Massey University
1982-1983 Visiting Lecturer, Hubei University, Hubei Province, PROC (NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs Project)
1980-1982 English Language Advisor, Department of Technical and Economic Co-operation, Bangkok, Thailand. ((NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs Project)
1978-1980    Junior Lecturer, Victoria University Wellington

Editorial Board

Member of the Editorial Board of:

Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching (Taylor Francis)
Language Learning Journal – Journal of the Association for Language Learning       (Routledge)
Regional English Language Centre Journal (Journal of SEAMEO)
Asian Journal of English Language Teaching (CUHK)
STETS Language and Communication Review (NUS, Singapore)
The Malaysian Journal of ELT Research
The English Teacher
New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics