Assistant Professor
CanIL Harvest Centre
+1 (604) 888-7511 ext. 3958

Department(s) or Program(s)

Research & Scholarship

    Merit Scholarship, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Linguistics Department, 2013




    Ph.D. Linguistics (University of Hawaii at Manoa) 2015
    MA Linguistics (University of Texas at Arlington) 1999
    BA Computer Science (Pacific Lutheran University, Washington State) 1983

Recent Publications

2015. Wuvulu grammar and vocabulary. ProQuest. PhD dissertation U. of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

2012. The Wuvulu velar obstruent puzzle solved. Working Papers in Linguistics:University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Vol. 43(2).

2008. Pidgins and Creoles. Chapter in linguistics reader, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

2005. Wuvulu New Testament, Korean Bible Society.

2005. Organised phonology data supplement: Wuvulu language. Data papers on PNG Languages (47) 95-108.

1999. Elements of Wuvulu grammar. University of Texas at Arlington, unpublished MA thesis.



English, Tok Pisin,Wuvulu.

Courses Taught

  • Morphosyntax
  • Historical and Comparative Linguistics