Susanto, S.S., M.Hum., M.A., Ph.D.

Susanto is a senior lecturer (Lektor) at Bandar Lampung University. He is the Head at the Centre for Studies in Linguistics. He earned his PhD in Linguistics and Phonetics from English and Foreign Languages University, India and Postdoctoral in Forensic Linguistics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He can be reached at his email:

Educational Backgrounds:

  1. Sarjana Sastra (S.S.) in English Literature, Universitas Islam Sumatera Utara (UISU), Medan
  2. Magister Humaniora (M.Hum.) in English Applied Linguistics, Universitas Negeri Medan (UNIMED), Medan
  3. MA in English Literature, Central Institute of English and Foreign languages (CIEFL), Hyderabad, India
  4. PhD in Linguistics and Phonetics, English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad, India

Professional honors, awards and fellowships:

  • Fulbright senior research fellowship at MIT, United States of America.
  • Postdoctoral research fellowship in Forensic Linguistics, SJTU, China.
  • Ambassador Awards for Excellence by Government of Indonesia.
  • Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Scholarship by Government of India.
  • Travel Grants ISFC, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Fellowship for Winter Institute at Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • The Stephen-Wurm Scholarship, International Congress of Austronesia Languages (ICAL).
  • Malcolm Coulthard Travel Scholarship, International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL).
  • Travel Grants ISFC, Tsing Hua University-Beijing, China.
  • Travel Grants EFLU, University of British Columbia-Vancouver, Canada.
  • Travel Grants EFLU, University of Lisbon, Portugal.


Research Interests:

  1. Linguistics
  2. Discourse Analysis
  3. Language Acquisition
  4. Language Teaching


Publications and Projects (completed or going on):

  • Susanto, Wang, Z., Wang, Y., Nanda, D.S. (2017) Forensic Linguistic Inquiry into the Validity of F0 as Discriminatory Potential in the System of Forensic Speaker Verification. Journal of Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation, 5(2), ISSN 24761311.
  • Susanto (2017) Reviewing the Method of Speaker Verification in Indonesia as the Provision of Linguistic Evidence: A Study in Forensic Linguistics. In  Proceedings  of the 3rd International Seminar on Transdisciplinary Inguistics, 341-346, Jakarta: Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Indonesia. ISSN: 2502-2695.
  • Susanto (2017) Potensi dan Tantangan Forensik Linguistik di Indonesia. ILSIA Vol. III-2017: 5-7. ISBN 978-602-74602-3-2.
  • Susanto (2016) Mood System in Bahasa Indonesia. In Alexandre, M.F. & Gouveia, C.A.M. (Eds.). Theory, Application, Analysis: Studies in systemic functional linguistics (65-77). Lisbon: BonD & CELGA-ILTEC.
  • Susanto (2016) A Case Study of Prosodic Phrasal Grouping and Intonational Prominence in Language Acquisition. English Review: Journal of English Education, 4(2), 289-295.
  • Susanto (2016) Language in Courtroom Discourse. In the Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Education and Language. Bandar Lampung University, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia.
  • Susanto (2016) Benarkah Suara dalam Rekaman Adalah Miliknya? Rakyat Merdeka Online. Jum’at, 12 Februari 2016, 09:02:00 WIB,
  • Susanto (2015) A Systemic Functional Study on the Conversational Structure of an Indonesian Spontaneous Dialogue. English Review: Journal of English Education, 4(1), 122-129.
  • Putri, F.A., Salatar, B. and Susanto (2015). Developing Students’ Writing Skill by Diary Writing Habit. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Conference on Social Sciences. Bandar Lampung University, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia.
  • Susanto (2015) Bahasa Ekolinguistik dalam Memaknai Hari Bumi, Koran Lampung Pos Edisi Kamis, 23 April 2015.
  • Susanto (2015) Mengenang Lee Kuan Yew dan Kebijakan Bahasa dalam Pemerintahannya, Koran Lampung Pos Edisi Sabtu, 28 Maret 2015.


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