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Dr Zaneta Mok Name: Dr Zaneta Mok
Lecturer (Speech)
+613 9953 3754
Organisational Area
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Allied Health (VIC)
Building 403 - The Daniel Mannix Building (8-14 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065)-Level 2-Room 403.2.24
Biographical Information

Zaneta Mok is a lecturer in speech language pathology with background in applied linguistics. Her primary research focuses on clinical linguistics and language use in interaction, particularly everday discourse involving individuals with dementia and/or aphasia. Her recent research also includes cross-cultural and cross-linguistic issues in the practice of speech language pathology.


Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours), La Trobe University
Ph.D.,  Applied Language and Speech Sciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Recent Book Chapters
  • Müller, N., Mok, Z. and Keegan, L. Systemic Functional Linguistics. (In press) In Ball, M. J., Müller, N. and Nelson, R. (Eds.)  The Handbook of Qualitative Research in Communication Disorders. New York Psychology Press.
  • Müller, N. and Mok, Z. (2013). "Getting to know you": Situated and distributed cognitive effort in conversations with dementia. In R. W. Schrauf and N. Müller, (eds.) Dialogue and Dementia: Cognitive and Communicative Resources for Engagement (pp 61-86). New York: Psychology Press.
  • Müller, N. and Mok, Z. (2012). Nonword jargon produced by a French-English bilingual. In Gitterman, M., Goral, M. and Obler, L. (Eds.), Aspects of Multilingual Aphasia  (pp. 224-241). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
Recent Journal Articles
  • Rose, M., Attard, M., Mok, Z., Lanyon, L., & Foster, A. (2013). Multi-modality aphasia therapy is as efficacious as constraint induced aphasia therapy: A phase one study. Aphasiology. Advance online publication.  doi:10.1080/02687038.2013.810329
  • Mok, Z., and Müller, N. (2013). Staging casual conversations for people with dementia. Dementia. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1471301213488609
  • Müller, N. and Mok, Z. (2012) A systemic functional linguistic investigation of the linguistic construction of interpersonal relationships in dementia. Seminars in Speech and Language, 33(1): 5-15
  • Language use in the enactment of interpersonal relationships between individuals with dementia
  • Discourse as an outcome measure in aphasia therapy trials
  • Cultural and linguistic diversity in speech-language pathology
Professional Memberships

Speech Pathology Australia (CPSP)


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