Ms Abby Sesterka

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Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching

place Bedford Park (5.58)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Abby Sesterka (formerly Witts) is a scholar of Indonesian languages, an accredited translator and languages curriculum specialist. She teaches for the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (academic citation and thesis preparation) and is a research officer within the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work (Education) and the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (Women's Studies). Abby also provides bilingual support to postgraduate students from Indonesia. Her research interests include languages of Indonesia and linguistic and social phenomena among neurodivergent populations. She is a regular contributor to Psychology Today.

Honours, awards and grants

Vice Chancellor's Commendation for Academic Excellence, 2014

Governor's Multicultural Award, 2017 (as co-artistic director of the 10th INDOfest cultural festival)

Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship, 2021

Teaching interests

I teach academic and HDR seminars for the Centre for Innovation in Learning & Teaching.

Topic coordinator
INDO2201 Intermediate Indonesian Part 1
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