Mrs. Christine Pejakovic
Mrs. Christine Pejakovic is the Director of the Education and Socio-Economic Research Institute (ESERI) and head of the Campus Development Project.
She has a Master of Applied Linguistics from the University of Southern Queensland and is currently enrolled in a PHD in Linguistics with the University of New England, also in Australia. Her doctoral thesis focuses on reduplication and substrate influence in 7 French creole languages. Her research interests are: Contact Linguistics, Creolistics, Sociolinguistics and Descriptive Linguistics.
Christine also teaches English and Academic Skills at UniSey.
- Pejakovic, C. (2021). An exploratory sociolinguistic study of code-switching between Kreol and English in Seychelles web forums. In Creoles: Enjeux éducatifs et culturels. Actes du XVIème colloque international des études creoles. UniSey Press: Seychelles
- Pejakovic, C. (2023). Reduplication in Seychelles Creole. Seychelles Research Journal, 5(1), 32-51.
- Klymenko, O. & Pejakovic, C. (2023). Syntactic Variation in Conversational Seychelles Creole. Seychelles Research Journal, 5(2), 22-36.