Associate Professor Shamala Paramasivam
PhD Associate Professor , Dept of English, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Shamala Paramasivam is Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics at the Department of English, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). She has taught courses in English language and linguistics at the university since 1991. In 2004, she completed a PhD in Applied Linguistics at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She has a specialization in Discourse Analysis, Language and Culture, English for Specific Purposes, Language Learning, and Computer Mediated Communication. Her research interests lie in discourse, communication and culture in academic and professional settings. She serves as editorial board member on the journals, Asian ESP and Progress in Human Computer Interaction.