Professors

David Deterding

Wan Zawawi Ibrahim

Associate Professors

Ampuan Hj Brahim bin Ampuan Hj Tengah

Hj Asbol bin Hj Mail

Gary Jones

Khondker Iftekhar Iqbal

Noor Azam OKMB Haji-Othman

Ahsan Ullah

Senior Assistant Professors

Aini binti Hj Karim

Rommel Curaming

Debbie Ho

Hjh Dyg Fatimah binti Hj Awang Chuchu

Johannes L. Kurz

James McLellan

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff

Yabit Alas

Assistant Professors

Meredian Alam

Hjh Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj Ahmad Kumpoh

Kathrina bte DP Haji Mohd Daud

Lalit Dagar

Magne Knudsen

Paul Deyuan He

Rui Oliveira Lopes

Md Shafi Noor Islam

Yong Liu

Senior Lecturers

Hj Ramlee bin Hj Tinkong

Lecturers

Ak Hj Ashrol Rahimy bin Pg Hj Damit

Asmali Hj Sulaiman

Chester Keasberry

Daniel Wee

Dk Noor Hasharina bte Pg Haji Hassan

Ena Herni binti Wasli

Gabriel Yong

Hannah Ho Ming Yit

Hjh Aznah binti Hj Suhaimi

Izni Azrein bin Noor Azalie

Khairunnisa Haji Ibrahim

Mardina binti Hj Mahadi

Maslin bin Haji Jukin/Jukim

Mohd. Zefri Ariff bin Mohd. Zain Ariff

Nani Suryani binti Hj Abu Bakar

Norzurianie Hj Kamarulzaman

Rinni Marliyana binti Hj Amran

Shirley Chin

Siti Mazidah binti Hj Mohamad

Assistant Lecturers

Mayyer Ling

Tutors

Exzayrani binti Awang Sulaiman

Pg Mohd Rahiman Pg Aliudin

Shariza Wahyuna Hj Shahrin

Siti Badriyah Hj Mohd Yusof

Siti Ifwah Fauzani binti Hj Chuchu

Administrative Staff

FASS Administrative Staff

Research Students

FASS PhD Students

Research Assistants

Diotima Chattoraj

 

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

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Academic Qualifications

Academic Areas

Background

Salbrina Sharbawi received her undergraduate degree in Linguistics from University College London (B.A 2000), and her M.A in Applied Linguistics from the University of York (M.A 2003). She was conferred the Doctor of Philosophy degree from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (Ph.D 2009).

Her intellectual interests lie in the realm of Sociophonetics, an area of overlap between Sociolinguistics and Phonetics, with a particular focus on the English spoken in Brunei.

Teaching

Salbrina joined UBD in 2001 as a tutor and was appointed as a lecturer in July 2003. She was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2012 and to Senior Assistant Professor in 2018.

Her teaching has included undergraduate Linguistics courses on World Englishes and Pragmatics. At graduate level, she is involved in the delivery of AQ-5105 / AQ-6101 Research Methodology, teaching the academic discourse and communication components of the module.

Research

With colleagues and students, Salbrina is currently working on the following research topics:

Publications

Books

Deterding, D., & Salbrina, S. (2013). Brunei English: A New Variety in a Multilingual Society. Dordrecht: Springer. ISBN: 978-94-007-6346-3. (Publisher's Link) (On-line Review)

Salbrina, S. (2011). Brunei English: An Acoustic Investigation of the Segmental Features. Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3845441863.

Journal Articles

Salbrina Sharbawi & Jainatul Halida Jaidin (2019). Brunei’s SPN21 English language-in-education policy: A macro-to-micro evaluation. Current Issues in Language Planning. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14664208.2019.1657267.

Salbrina Sharbawi & Afi Hasnan (2018). Reevaluating rhoticity in Brunei English: The case of the Kedayans, South East Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 18, 22–37. (PDF Version).

Sabrina, S. (2012). Revisiting the vowels of Brunei English. World Englishes, 31(2), 177–197.

Salbrina, S. (2010). The sounds of Brunei English: 15 years on. South East Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 10, 39–56. (PDF version).

Salbrina, S., & Deterding, D. (2010). Rhoticity in Brunei English. English World-Wide, 31(2), 121–137.

Salbrina, H. S. (2006). The vowels of Brunei English: An acoustic investigation. English World-Wide, 27, 247–264.

Book Chapters

Salbrina, H. S. (2005). The reduction and simplification of final consonant clusters in Brunei English: The case of plosive-deletion and modification. In Dato Paduka Seri Setia Profesor Dr Hj Mahmud Saedon Bin Awang Othman Dalam Kenangan: Essays in Memory of Vice-Chancellor, UBD, 1999-2002 (pp. 302–312). Brunei: Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Dissertations

Salbrina, H. S. (2002). The production of length and quality contrasts in vowels by Brunei Malay learners of English. Unpublished master’s dissertation, University of York, UK.

Conference Papers

Salbrina, S. (2011). Rhoticity in Brunei English: Evidence of Americanization? Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference of the International Association for World Englishes, Melbourne, Australia, November 23 – 25.

Salbrina, S. (2011). Analysis of ELF interactions between Malay speakers from Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. Paper presented at the 4th English as a Lingua Franca Conference, Hong Kong, May 26–28.

Salbrina, S. (2005). An acoustic investigation of the vowels of Brunei English. Paper presented at the 10th English in Southeast Asia Conference, Brunei, December 12–15.

Invited talk

Salbrina, S. (2007). An acoustic investigation of the Brunei English vowels. National Institute of Education Phonetics Symposium. July 28.