Congratulation, Prof. I Wayan Arka for being Elected as FASSA

Professor I Wayan Arka has been elected as FASSA (Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia)

Congratulations to the Director of CIHRSS, Professor I Wayan Arka, on being elected as a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in November 2021.


He is one of 37 leading social scientists elected to the ASSA; see the full list here. The election as a FASSA is international recognition of Professor Arka’s outstanding work in linguistics.


His research focuses on the Austronesian and Papuan languages of Indonesia, ranging in scope from theoretical, formal and computational grammar to typology and descriptive and documentary linguistics.