Professor Dr Rogayah Bt A Razak

as Dean, Faculty of Social Science and Liberal Arts, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur


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PROFESSOR DR ROGAYAH BT A RAZAK is an experienced academician of more than 35 years. She has just been appointed as Dean, Faculty of Social Science and Liberal Arts, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur in 1st Dec., 2023. She has worked at several universities in Malaysia namely USM, UM, UKM And SEGi University.

She publishes widely in high impact journals with multiple international collaborators. Her training in English Literature Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), and Malay linguistics have served her well in her current field of Clinical Linguistics i.e., research on the language of individuals with communication disorders. She has commercialized an innovation i.e. the Malay Preschool Language Assessment Tool which is the

first standardized language test for speech therapy use in Malaysia. Her current research interests include Clinical Linguistics, linguistic analysis of clinical population, language test developments, and Malay grammar. Awarded the prestigious Fulbright Visiting Scholar Award in 2006 from the State Dept of US. She was also the immediate past President of the Fulbright Alumni Association of Malaysia (FAAM) 2018-2020. She founded the postgraduate Clinical Linguistics Program at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2007- the first program in Malaysia and in the Southeast Asia region. The varied and diverse exposure has allowed her to delve into community, charity, cultural, and educational projects at both national and international levels. She is also part of the expert panel on the Malaysian Ministry of Education technical team to formulate guidelines on the education procedures of children with dyslexia in schools.