Dr Shoshana Dreyfus

PhD Wollongong

+61 2 9114 1379
Room 244, Transient Building F12

Shoshana Dreyfus joined the department as a post-doctoral fellow on the
Scaffolding Literacy in Adult and Tertiary Environments (SLATE) research
project from 2008-2010.
She has extensive experience as a researcher in the fields of systemic
functional linguistics, discourse analysis, school discourse, ‘Sydney
School’ genre pedagogy, language and fields of knowledge, language
development and Critical Discourse Analysis. Her research interests include
topics in the areas of systemic functional linguistics, language disorder
and language development, discourse analysis, including Critical and
Positive Discourse Analysis (CDA & PDA), academic writing development and
analysis of fields of knowledge and knowledge structures.

Selected Publications

  • Dreyfus, S. (forthcoming in 2011) When there is no speech: nonverbal
    communication in intellectual disability
    . (monograph) London: Equinox.
  • Dreyfus, S. (forthcoming in 2011) ‘What kind of discipline is Linguistics?’
    Linguistics and the Human Sciences (special edition). London: Equinox.
  • Humphrey, S., Martin, J.R., Dreyfus, S. & Mahboob, A. (2010) ‘The 3x3:
    setting up a linguistic toolbox for teaching and assessing academic
    writing’. In A. Mahboob & N. Knight (eds) Appliable Linguistics: texts,
    contexts and meanings
    . London: Continuum. pp185-199.
  • Mahboob, A., Dreyfus, S., Humphrey, S. & Martin, J.R. (2010) ‘Appliable
    Linguistics and English Language Teaching: the Scaffolding Literacy in Adult
    and Tertiary Environments (SLATE) project’. In A. Mahboob & N. Knight (eds)
    Appliable Linguistics: texts, contexts and meanings. London: Continuum.
    pp25-43.
  • Dreyfus, S.J. & Jones, S. (2010) ‘Ben Cousins: fallen hero or disgraced role
    model’. In A. Mahboob & N. Knight (eds) Appliable Linguistics: texts,
    contexts and meanings
    . London: Continuum. pp114-129