Bachelor in Asian Studies, Australian National University, 1992—1994. Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, University of Melbourne, 1996—2000.
Postdoctoral fellow Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2000—2001, science staff member, since 2001.
Member of International Society for Gesture Studies (publicity officer since 2002), Association for Linguistic Typology, Australian Linguistic Society, Linguistic Society of America.
Married Na Vayaphanh, March 11, 2000.