Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. NOOR AQSA NABILA BINTI MAT ISA

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Department of English Language
    Faculty of Languages & Linguistics
  •   aqsanabila@um.edu.my

BIOGRAPHY

My research interests lie within the areas of Critical Discourse Studies, Social Semiotics, Multimodality, Extremism, Terrorism & (De)radicalisation.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Committee Member, Faculty, 02/10/2020 to present
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 08/03/2021 to 18/07/2021
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD in Applied Linguistics, LINGUISTICS, LANCASTER UNIVERSITY, UK
  • MESL, ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • B.A(English Language), ENGLISH, UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA (UPM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • TIX1032 / 1001 Course Coordinator, Member, 2021 to 2022 (University)
  • TOX7002 Course Coordinator, Member, 2021 to 2022 (University)
  • Jawatankuasa Strategik Laman Web Universiti Malaya (UM), Member, 2021 to present (University)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Program Sambutan Ulangtahun ke-50 FBL, Member, 2021 to 2022 (University)
  • SAGE Open: SAGE Journals, Reviewer, Since 2021 (International)
  • Jawatankuasa Kurikulum Peringkat Jabatan, Member, 2021 to 2022 (University)
  • Jawatankuasa Kepuasan Pelanggan, Program Ijazah Dasar, Member, 2020 to 2022 (University)
  • Journal of Modern Languages, Reviewer, 2020 to 2022 (University)
  • Member of Southeast Asian Women Peacebuilders Network (SEAWP), Member, Since 2021 (International)
  • TIX1006 Course Coordinator, Committee Member, 2021 to 2021 (University)
  • TOX7008 Course Coordinator, Committee Member, 2021 to 2021 (University)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • (Social Semiotics, Media Discourses)
  • PERSUASION (Violent Extremism, Terrorism, Radicalisation, Religion)
  • DISCOURSE AND PRAGMATICS (Critical Discourse Studies)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • TVX8001 - DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - R1)
  • TIX1002 - INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLINGUISTICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 2 )
  • TOX7008 - MASTER, Master, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - R2)
  • TIX1006 - METHODS IN LANGUAGE RESEARCH, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 2 )
  • TOX7008 - CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 2 )
  • TIX1001 - INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 )
  • TIX2001 - LANGUAGE ACQUISITION, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 )
  • TOX7002 - SEMIOTICS AND MULTIMODALITY, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 )
  • Teaching Activity
  • TOX7008 - CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS, Master, University Malaya (2020)
  • TIX1001 - INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • TIX1032 - INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • TIX1002 - INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLINGUISTICS, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2020)
  • TIX2001 - LANGUAGE ACQUISITION, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • TIX1006 - METHODS IN LANGUAGE RESEARCH, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2020)
  • TOX7002 - SEMIOTICS AND MULTIMODALITY, Master, University Malaya (2021)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Mat Isa, N.A.N. (2020). The representation of Bersih 4.0 and Red Shirt Rallies in a Malaysian newspaper: A comparative analysis. Geografia-Malaysian Journal of Society and Space. 16 (4). 250-259. https://doi.org/10.17576/geo-2020-1604-18 (WoS)
    Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
    2021
    • Mat Isa, N.A.N. (2021, March 29). Linguistic Appeal of Daesh's Propaganda. Stratsea. https://stratsea.com/linguistic-appeal-of-daeshs-propaganda/
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    IIUM Flagship Research Initiative Grant Scheme (IRF)
  • Examining The News Framing Effect Of Ideological Narratives On Radicalisation, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2022 (National)
  • Examining The News Framing Effect Of Ideological Narratives On Radicalisation, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2022, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) (National)
  • International Funding
  • Rebuild Project : Radicalization Prevention Through Resilience Building and Family Empowerment , Principal Investigator(PI), 01/05/2022 to 30/04/2024, Australian Department Of Foreign Affairs And Trade (International)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • TBA, Liu Xi Lin, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • TBA, Presana Kalaichelvan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Comparative Study of National Image Promotional Films between China and Malaysia Based on the Perspective of Multi-modal Critical Cognitive Discourse, Wen Weilin, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The Representation of Cultural Identity in Melaka Portuguese Cookbooks, Sarah Sakeenah Binti Azhari, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Discursive Strategies in Joe Biden's Inauguration Speech, Cheah Wei Kean, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Language Manipulation — Translation of Government Documents, Yi She, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Comparative Study of National Image Promotional Films between China and Malaysia--Based on the Perspective of Multi-modal Critical Cognitive Discourse, Weilin Wen, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Persuasive Appealing and Rhetorical Identification in COVID-19 Pandemic Speeches, Xiping Wang, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • PENGGUNAAN BAHASA TERHADAP KAIDAH PELANGGARAN HUKUM PENISTAAN, KAJIAN sosioforensik LINGUSITIK (STUDI KASUS DI INDONESIA), Thoriqul Haq, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • A Corpus-Assisted critical Multimodal Analysis of Sentiments in Malaysian COVID-19 Tweets and Their Effects on Policies, MOHD NAZRIQ BIN NOOR AHMAD, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • , SANA YOUSIF ALHSMI ALGRTOB, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • , PRESANA A/P KALAICHELVAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • , Xi Lin Liu, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Representation of Pakistani Universities through Websites: A Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis, Fareeha Aazam, University of Malaya (PhD)
    Completed
    • REPRESENTATION OF CULTURAL IDENTITY IN MELAKA PORTUGUESE COOKBOOKS, SARAH SAKEENAH BINTI AZHARI, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    Other
    • DISCURSIVE STRATEGIES IN JOE BIDEN?S INAUGURATION SPEECH, CHEAH WEI KEAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • Learning Misogyny in the Heart of Peacebuilders and Extremists, 26/03/2022 to 27/03/2022, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  • Panel: Peaking Ethno-Nationalist Movements, 02/11/2021 to 02/11/2021, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  • Panel Penterjemah Khas Dokumen Rasmi Jabatan Pendaftar Dan Soalan Ujian Psikometrik, 21/09/2021 to 20/09/2023, National, (Expert Advisor)
  • Focus Group Meeting - Handbook for Media in Countering Violent Extremism and Social Cohesion, 02/09/2021 to 20/09/2021, National, (Expert Advisor)
  • Early Warning: Developing a Malaysian Guide on Violent Radicalisation, 26/07/2021 to 27/07/2021, National, (Expert Advisor)
  • Journal Reviewer SAGE OPEN, 15/12/2020 to 22/12/2023, International, (Reviewer)
  • Journal Reviewer, 01/07/2020 to 03/07/2023, University, (Reviewer)
  • CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • LIBAT URUS PELAN TINDAKAN NASIONAL BAGI MENCEGAH DAN MENANGANI FAHAMAN PELAMPAU KEGANASAN (NAPPCVE), Kementerian Dalam Negeri, 18/11/2021 to 18/11/2021, Consultant (National)
    • Gendered Approach Towards Outreach on Radicalisation (GATOR),  The Southeast Asia Regional Centre for Counter-Terrorism (SEARCCT), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia, 01/03/2021 to 01/03/2021, Consultant (National)
    • Early Warning: Developing a Malaysian Guide on Violent Radicalisation, The Southeast Asia Regional Centre for Counter-Terrorism (SEARCCT) & United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 26/07/2021 to 28/07/2021, Consultant (National)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    CONFERENCE
  • People's Response to Extremist Ideologies (Workshop Discussion), The 10th National Conference on Non-Discrimination: Racism Sparks Extremism in Malaysia? , 22/03/2021 to 22/03/2021, Pusat KOMAS (National)
  • INVITED SPEAKER
  • Of Maidens, Stars and the Blue of Night: Understanding Jihadist Narratives in Songs and Dreams, UPM Webinar 2021 Discourse Studies, 16/12/2021 to 16/12/2021, Jabatan Bahasa Inggeris, Fakulti Bahasa Moden dan Komunikasi, UPM (National)
  • Discriminatory Narrative in Extremist Materials and its Role in Radicalisation: A Linguistic Perspective, Radicalisation: How does it work?, 04/08/2021 to 04/08/2021, ISTAC-IIUM (National)
  • "We Are Men That Love Death" : Understanding Jihad in Terrorist Propaganda Materials, MDRG Research Talk Series, 08/04/2021 to 08/04/2021, Malaysian Discourse Research Group, IIUM & USM (National)
  • Negative self-representations for recruitment? A critical multimodal approach to understanding terrorist materials, Invited talk at The NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (NATO StratCom COE) , 21/11/2019 to 21/11/2019, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (NATO StratCom COE), Riga, Latvia (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • The semiotic construction of identity for radicalisation: a linguistic analysis of terrorist online recruitment materials , Society for Terrorism Research 13th Annual International Conference The Data Revolution in Terrorism Research: Implications for Theory and Practice , 20/06/2019 to 21/06/2019, Society for Terrorism Research, C-REX, University of Oslo, Norway (International)
  • The representations of women in digitally-mediated terrorist recruitment materials, ADDA 2 Approaches to Digital Discourse Analysis, 23/05/2019 to 25/05/2019, University of Turku, Finland (International)
  • Semiotic Construction of Identities in Extremist Recruitment Materials, Home Office Analysis and Insight PhD Seminars 2018-2019, 07/03/2019 to 07/03/2019, Home Office Analysis and Insight, London (International)
  • The semiotic construction of identity for radicalisation: a linguistic analysis of terrorist online recruitment materials, CADAAD 2018: 7th International Conference on Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines, 04/07/2018 to 06/07/2018, Aalborg University, Denmark (International)
  • The Discursive Construction of Identity in Digital Media: A Linguistic Analysis of Terrorist Recruitment Materials, International Symposium: Using Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis in Research Projects, 12/06/2018 to 13/06/2018, Orebro University, Sweden (International)
  • OTHERS
  • Discussion on the important role of cities and local actors in building safe and inclusive societies that are more resilient and able to respond to violent extremism, The role of local authorities in building safe, inclusive, and resilient societies , 07/04/2021 to 07/04/2021, Global Center on Cooperative Security (International)