Leo Francis Hoye
Honorary Associate Professor
Leo Francis Hoye was educated in Britain, France and Romania and is a versatile educator, researcher and writer with broad international experience. He has worked with governmental, public and other agencies in Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and, most recently, Hong Kong SAR. Formerly Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at The University of Hong Kong and now an Honorary Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts (School of Humanities, Linguistics), Leo divides his time between teaching, editing, writing, and public speaking. Recent presentations at home or overseas include: ‘Engaging Across Cultures: Developing Effective Communication Strategies’ (Romania); ‘Corporate Happiness [sic] Responsibility’ (HK), and ‘Whose English? The “English Effect” in a Global World and a Global Market’ (HK).
Leo’s current academic research interests include semantics and pragmatics (notably modality and evidentiality) and visual pragmatics / multimodality.
Leo teaches in semantics and pragmatics.
Tel: 3917 8606
Room: Room 9.22, RRST, Centennial Campus
Consultation by appointment only.