Dr Benjawan Kasisopa

Research Program: Speech and Language


Benjawan is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at MARCS Institute, working with Professor Denis Burnham in the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (HEARing CRC) examining the effects of hearing impairments on child language development and investigating the lexical tone features that could enhance speech perception intelligibility of hearing impaired listeners of tonal languages.

Research Interests

  • Auditory-visual speech perception and production especially on lexical tones
  • Influences of speech perception language development (HEARing CRC: Seeds of Language Development project)
  • The effects of hearing impairments on early linguistic development


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Western Sydney University, Australia
  • Master of Arts in Linguistics, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Bachelor of Arts in English (Linguistics), Chiang Mai University, Thailand


  • Design and develop experiments, protocols and procedures on speech and auditory-visual perception
  • Manage data collection and data analyses (including acoustic, phonetic and phonological as well as statistical analyses of speech production and perception)

Past Positions

  • Research Officer, MARCS Institute, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Research Assistant, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Research Assistant – Centre for Research in Speech and Language Processing (CRSLP), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Teacher Assistant – Language and Linguistics course, Department of Linguistics, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand


For a full listing of my publications, please see my Western Sydney University profile page.(opens in a new window)

Contact Benjawan

Email b.kasisopa@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone +61 2 9772 6269
Location Western Sydney University Bankstown campus (Bullecourt Ave, Milperra)
Room 3.G.23