People and Contacts at the Pacific Languages Unit - Emalus Campus
The current staff of the PLU, with their research interests and other areas of expertise, are:
Professor of Pacific Languages and Director of the Unit
Oceanic languages, especially languages of Vanuatu; history of languages of the Pacific; pidgin and creole languages; language change; dictionaries; orthography design.
Descriptive studies of Pacific languages, especially Polynesian languages and the languages of central Vanuatu; translation theory and practise; linguistic typology; computer applications in language studies.
English and French as Second/Foreign Languages; multilingualism; Araki (Southwest Santo), Raga (Pentecost) and other languages of northern Vanuatu.
Carol Aru (PG Dip. Ling.)
Véronique Puech (PhD): Multilingualism and Education in Vanuatu
Helen Tamtam (PhD): Literacy in Vanuatu
Hannah Vari-Bogiri (PhD): A descriptive grammar of Raga
Jane Kanas (PG Dip Ling (1998), MA (2002))
John Tangalobani (PG Dip Ling (2002))