Scientific Committee


Advise on the implementation of activities, schedules, selections, and GLOCAL COMELA academic quality
Consult as to ways in which the GLOCAL COMELA may increase in quality
Suggest on the content and structure of the GLOCAL COMELA
Recommend short and long term strategies of the GLOCAL COMELA
Nominate self or other for positions inside and outside of the GLOCAL COMELA
Represent key institutions and networks in Linguistic Anthropology, and other scholarships, globally
Participate in the sharing of knowledge and expertise in Linguistic Anthropology
Ensure continued quality and integrity of all aspects of the GLOCAL COMELA
Network with other institutional bodies


Alessandro Duranti Anthropology, University of California, U.S.A.
Aditi Bhatia Linguistics, Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Aditi Ghosh Linguistics, Calcutta University, India
Adrian Pablé English, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Alexander Coupe Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Alexis Michaud Linguistics, French National Centre for Scientific Research, France
Alice Mitchell African Studies, University of Cologne, Germany
Amanda Weidman Anthropology, Bryn Mawr Cllge., U.S.A.
Amara Prasithrathsint Linguistics, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Andrea Hoa Pham Languages, Literatures & Cultures, University of Florida, U.S.A.
Ana Deumert African Sociolinguistics, University of Capetown, South Africa
Andreas Stoffers Asia Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Andrew Wong Anthropology, California State University, U.S.A.
Anna De Fina Italian, Georgetown University, U.S.A.
Anne Pauwels Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, SOAS, University of London, U.K.
Asmah Haji Omar Linguistics, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Barbara Watson Andaya Asian Studies Program, University of Hawai’i, U.S.A.
Bjarke Frellesvig Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, England
Bruce Connell Language and Cultural Contact, York University, Canada
Brigittine French Peace and Conflict Studies, Grinnell Cllge., U.S.A.
Cécile Vigouroux Arts and Social Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Chia-Rung Lu Linguistics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Christine Jourdan Anthropology, Concordia University, Canada
Collette Snowden Communication, University of South Australia, Australia
Collin Williams Law and Politics, Cardiff University, Wales
Daniel Perrin Applied Linguistics, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland
David Eberhard Linguistics, SIL International, U.S.A.
David Katan Humanities, University of Salento, Italy
Delia Carmela Chiaro Interpreting and Translation, University of Bologna, Italy
Dimitris Dalakoglou Social Anthropology, Vrije University, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dinh Lu Giang Linguistics, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam
Don Kulick Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Eirini Theodoropoulou Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Qatar
Fabienne Baider French Studies and European Studies, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Friederike Lüpke African Languagess, University of Helsinki, Finland
Geoffrey Benjamin Sociology, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ghil‘ad Zuckermann Linguistics, University of Adelaide, Australia
Gladys Tang Linguistics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Haley De Korne
Educational Linguistics, University of Oslo, Norway
Hans Ladegaard English, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Hartmut Haberland Linguistics, Roskilde University, Denmark
Heather Brookes Linguistic Anthropology, University of Capetown, South Africa
Herbert Pierson Languages & Literatures, St. John’s University, New York, U.S.A.
Howard Giles Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.
Hugo Cardoso Linguistics, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ianthi Tsimpli Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Cambridge University, England
Ikuko Nakane Arts, University of Melbourne, Australia
Ingrid Piller Linguistics, Macquarie University, Australia
Jack Sidnell Anthropology, University of Toronto, Canada
James Essegbey African Languages and Linguistics, University of Florida, U.S.A.
James Kirby Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, U.K.
James Fox Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, Australia
Jan Blommaert Babylon Centre, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Janet McIntosh Anthropology, Brandeis University, U.S.A
Jean Michel Filippi Linguistics, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Jeff Good Linguistics, University at Buffalo, U.S.A.
Jo Angouri Linguistics, University of Warwick, U.K.
Johanna Hanink Classics, Brown University, U.S.A
John Lowe Sanskrit, Oxford University, U.K.
John Victor Singler Linguistics, New York University, U.S.A.
José Luis Lanata National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Joseph Errington Anthropology, Yale University, U.S.A.
Judith Pine Anthropology, Western Washington University, U.S.A.
Julie Abbou Arts, Literature, Languages and Humanities. Aix-Marseille University, France
Julie Faulkner Education, Monash University, Australia
Karin Barber Anthropology, University of Birmingham, U.K.
Katherine Chen English, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Katherine E. Hoffman Anthropology, Northwestern University, U.S.A.
Kathryn Howard Teacher Education and Foundations, California State University, U.S.A.
Katrien Pype African Studies and Anthropology, University of Birmingham, U.K. / KU Leuven University, Belgium
Kendall King Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
Kenneth Van Bik Linguistics, California State University Fullerton, U.S.A.
Keren Rice Indigenous Studies, University of Toronto, Canada
Kira Hall Culture, Language, and Social Practice, University of Colorado, U.S.A.
Kofi Agyekum Linguistics, University of Ghana, Ghana
Kristine Horner Languages and Cultures, The University of Sheffield, England.
Kuniyoshi Kataoka Arts and Letters, Aichi University, Japan
Laura Miller Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Missouri, U.S.A.
Lawrence Reid University of Hawai’i, U.S.A.
Li Wei Applied Linguistics, University College London, England
Lionel Wee English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Loretta Kim Modern Languages and Cultures, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Luke Fleming Anthropologie, Université de Montréal, Canada
M. Luisa Carrió-Pastor Applied Linguistics, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Maisa Taha Anthropology, Montclair State University, U.S.A.
Mandana Seyfeddinipur World Languages Institute, SOAS University of London, U.K.
Manolis Varvounis Folklore, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Margaret Hillenbrand Oriental Studies, Oxford University, U.K.
Mariam Durrani Education, Harvard University, U.S.A.
Marina Bondi Linguistic and Cultural Studies, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Marinus van den Berg Asian Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands
Mark Aldenderfer John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, University of California, Merced, U.S.A
Mark Alves JSEALS EIC. Linguistics and Communication Studies, Montgomery Cllge., U.S.A.
Mark Turin Anthropology & Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada
Maarten Mous African Linguistics, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Mary Bucholtz Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.
Matthew Hull Anthropology, University of Michigan, U.S.A.
Merav Shohet Anthropology, Boston University, U.S.A.
Michael Lempert Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan, U.S.A.
Michael Peletz Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, U.S.A.
Michelle Lazar English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Mie Hiramoto English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Mohsin Khan English, Aligarh Muslim University, India
Momoko Nakamura Kanto Gakuin University, Japan
Monica Heller Social Justice Education/Anthropology, University of Toronto, Canada
Nana Oishi Arts, University of Melbourne, Australia
Nancy Hornberger Education, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Nathan Hill East Asian Languages and Cultures, SOAS, University of London, U.K.
Nick Thieberger Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne, Australia
Nishaant Choksi Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Japan
Paja Faudree Anthropology, Brown University, U.S.A.
Paul Garrett Anthropology, Temple University, U.S.A.
Paul Sambre Multimodality, Interaction and Discourse, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Paul Sidwell Arts & Social Sciences Australian National University, Australia
Peter Austin Linguistics, SOAS, U.K.
Peter De Costa Linguistics, Michigan State University, U.S.A.
Pia Pichler English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London, U.K.
Qing Zhang Anthropology, University of Arizona, U.S.A.
Rachel Harrison Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, SOAS, U.K.
Ramy M. K. Aly Anthropology, American University in Cairo, Egypt
Rikker Dockum Linguistics, Swarthmore College, U.S.A.
Ritsuko Kikusawa Advanced Human Sciences, National Museum of Ethnology, Japan
Rita Kothari Humanities, Ashoka University, India.
Rizwan Ahmad English Literature and linguistics, Qatar University, Qatar.
Robert Amery Linguistics, University of Adelaide, Australia
Rose Marie Beck African Languages and Literatures, Leipzig University, Germany
Rusty Barrett Linguistics, University of Kentucky, U.S.A.
Sean O’Neill Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Selvyn Jussy Linguistics, University of Calcutta, India
Shalini Shankar Anthropology, Northwestern University, U.S.A.
Sharon Carstens Anthropology, Portland State University, U.S.A.
Sidney Cheung Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Simon Pickl Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Stephanie Inge Rudwick African Studies, University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Steven Thorne World Languages and Literatures, Portland State University, U.S.A.
Susan Needham Anthropology, California State University Dominguez Hills, U.S.A.
Suzanne Romaine English Language & Literature, University of Oxford, U.K.
Tan Kim Hua Social Sciences and Humanities, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Thomas Reuter Asia Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
Tommaso Milani Linguistics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Tran Tri Doi Linguistics, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tran Thi Hong Hanh Linguistics, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam
Umberto Ansaldo Linguistics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Verita Sriratana English, Fac. of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Vina Tsakali Philology, University of Crete, Greece
Vijay Kumar Bhatia English, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
William Hanks Anthropology, University of California, Berkely, U.S.A.
Yahya Asiri Linguistics, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
Yee-Jean Fon Linguistics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Ying Ying Tan Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Yoshiyuki Asahi Nat. Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Japan
Zane Goebel Languages and Linguistics, La Trobe University, Australia
Zuraidah Mohd Don Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Honorary members
Alexandra Jaffe Anthropology, California State University, U.S.A.
Barbara Johnstone Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.
Gunther Kress University College London, U.K.
Harry Triandis University of Illinois, U.S.A.