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Dreyfus, Shoshana J. Dr.

Senior Lecturer

  • Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
  • School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • As a (systemic functional) linguist, Shoshana's research covers a wide range areas. These include language disorder, language and power, social media text, disciplinary knowledges and academic discourse, disability studies (including family members and carers of people with disabilities) and different applications and aspects of systemic functional linguistic theory. 

    Shoshana is the co-convenor (with Associate Professor Pauline Jones) of the Interdisciplinary Discourse Analysis in Education, Arts and Social Sciences (IDEAS) research group. IDEAS focuses on the applications of theories of linguistics and semiotics to a broad range of social issues and objects of study. Its membership comprises an intergenerational group of scholars from across UOW and beyond who meet weekly for a program of seminars, workshops and student and visiting scholar presentations.

    Shoshana started and is also the co-convenor of UOW's Global Challenges funded Disability Research Network (DRN). This network has brought together UOW scholars researching in the disability space and is forging links between UOW, people living with disability, the disability sector, the council, and scholars at other institutes. The DRN hosts seminars at UOW on disability related topics.

    I supervise students in many areas where systemic functional linguistic analysis is used, such the genre and register analysis of textbooks, and peer reviews of journal articles; second language development children with autism spectrum disorder, circumstantial meanings in academic journal articles, sports discourse, multimodal discourse analysis and more

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Impact Story


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • systemic functional linguistics
    discourse analysis
    genre analysis
    appraisal
    language and power
    language disorder
    language and meaning
    academic and discipline literacy
    intellectual disability
    family and carer issues in disability care and support

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Making the Hidden Visible: a Linguistic Analysis of the Practice of Peer Review Kheradparvar, Najmeh
    Doctor of Philosophy A comparative study of the Phonological and Morphological Aspects of Second Language Word Learning in Typically Developing Children and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Agostini, Tonya
    Doctor of Philosophy Revitalising Wiradjuri Language through Dialogic Androgogy Dolan, Lloyd
    Doctor of Philosophy A systemic functional perspective on spoken language expression of emotion in stories: Developing a verbiage, sound quality and body language analytical toolkit Ariztimuno, Lilian Ines
    Doctor of Philosophy Lost in Transit: Using Dialogical Narrative Analysis to Explore Lived Experience of Mental Ill-Health Among Vietnamese International Students in Australia Do, Mia
    Doctor of Philosophy From design to delivery: exploring the potential of the Sydney School genre pedagogy to support cross -disciplinary university teachers to design and teach effectively for all delivery modes. McCarthy, Sally

Education And Training


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Language disorder and linguistics, Education, When there is no speech: a case study of the nonverbal multimodal communication of a child with an intellectual disability 2002 - 2006

Full Name


  • Shoshana J Dreyfus

Mailing Address


  • School of Humanities and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts

    Northfields Avenue

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • As a (systemic functional) linguist, Shoshana's research covers a wide range areas. These include language disorder, language and power, social media text, disciplinary knowledges and academic discourse, disability studies (including family members and carers of people with disabilities) and different applications and aspects of systemic functional linguistic theory. 

    Shoshana is the co-convenor (with Associate Professor Pauline Jones) of the Interdisciplinary Discourse Analysis in Education, Arts and Social Sciences (IDEAS) research group. IDEAS focuses on the applications of theories of linguistics and semiotics to a broad range of social issues and objects of study. Its membership comprises an intergenerational group of scholars from across UOW and beyond who meet weekly for a program of seminars, workshops and student and visiting scholar presentations.

    Shoshana started and is also the co-convenor of UOW's Global Challenges funded Disability Research Network (DRN). This network has brought together UOW scholars researching in the disability space and is forging links between UOW, people living with disability, the disability sector, the council, and scholars at other institutes. The DRN hosts seminars at UOW on disability related topics.

    I supervise students in many areas where systemic functional linguistic analysis is used, such the genre and register analysis of textbooks, and peer reviews of journal articles; second language development children with autism spectrum disorder, circumstantial meanings in academic journal articles, sports discourse, multimodal discourse analysis and more

Selected Publications


Impact Story


Potential Supervision Topics


  • systemic functional linguistics
    discourse analysis
    genre analysis
    appraisal
    language and power
    language disorder
    language and meaning
    academic and discipline literacy
    intellectual disability
    family and carer issues in disability care and support

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Making the Hidden Visible: a Linguistic Analysis of the Practice of Peer Review Kheradparvar, Najmeh
    Doctor of Philosophy A comparative study of the Phonological and Morphological Aspects of Second Language Word Learning in Typically Developing Children and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Agostini, Tonya
    Doctor of Philosophy Revitalising Wiradjuri Language through Dialogic Androgogy Dolan, Lloyd
    Doctor of Philosophy A systemic functional perspective on spoken language expression of emotion in stories: Developing a verbiage, sound quality and body language analytical toolkit Ariztimuno, Lilian Ines
    Doctor of Philosophy Lost in Transit: Using Dialogical Narrative Analysis to Explore Lived Experience of Mental Ill-Health Among Vietnamese International Students in Australia Do, Mia
    Doctor of Philosophy From design to delivery: exploring the potential of the Sydney School genre pedagogy to support cross -disciplinary university teachers to design and teach effectively for all delivery modes. McCarthy, Sally

Education And Training


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Language disorder and linguistics, Education, When there is no speech: a case study of the nonverbal multimodal communication of a child with an intellectual disability 2002 - 2006

Full Name


  • Shoshana J Dreyfus

Mailing Address


  • School of Humanities and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts

    Northfields Avenue

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

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