• John Hajek
  • fellow
  • Professor John Hajek FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2005
  • Section: Linguistics / European Languages and Cultures

  • Biography:
  • Professor John Hajek is chair of Italian Studies, Director of the Research Unit for Multilingualism and Cross-cultural Communication (RUMACCC) at the University of Melbourne, and former Project Leader of the Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU). Professor Hajek is a linguist with extensive experience across a range of languages, specialising in Italian and Romance linguistics, linguistic typology, phonetics and phonology, and Asia-Pacific languages, especially those of East Timor. He has held research and teaching fellowships at Christ Church (Oxford) and Melbourne, and is a past recipient of the Max Crawford Medal awarded by the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

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