Mr Jason Lee

Jason Lee
Senior Project Manager, Linguistics
+61 2 6246 1612

Jason joined AIATSIS in 2018 as the Senior Project Manager, Linguistics, of the National Indigenous Languages Report (NILR) 2019. Jason is a linguist who was previously in Research at AIATSIS from 2007 to 2010. He was the Senior Linguist at Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre from 2013 to 2018, and also worked as a community linguist at Diwurruwurru-jaru, the Katherine Regional Aboriginal Language Centre between 2000 and 2004.

He has a First Class Honours in Linguistics from the University of Western Australia (1996) and has also done research and fieldwork on Agusan Manobo (Mindanao, Philippines) and Mandar (Sulawesi, Indonesia).