Introduction to the Special Issue

Free Linguistics Proceedings 2016


  • Ahmar Mahboob University of Sydney



Free Linguistics Proceedings 2016

Author Biography

  • Ahmar Mahboob, University of Sydney

    Applied Linguistics Program Advisor at the University of Sydney. Currently Visiting Research Fellow, City University of Hong Kong (July 2009-July 2010) Dr Ahmar Mahboob earned his PhD at Indiana University, Bloomington, in 2003. The title of his dissertation was: Status of nonnative English speakers as ESL teachers in the United States. Ahmar has worked in the areas of language policy development, pidgin and creole languages, NNEST studies, English language acquisition, English language teaching and teacher education, World Englishes, pragmatics, and issues surrounding minority languages in South Asia. Ahmar is the Past President of Indiana TESOL ( and the current Chair of the NNEST Caucus ( in TESOL International.






How to Cite

Mahboob, A. (2019). Introduction to the Special Issue: Free Linguistics Proceedings 2016. Linguistics and the Human Sciences, 13(3), 219-220.