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Professor Yunisrina Qismullah Yusuf

Education: PhD in Phonology

Affiliation: Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia


Syiah Kuala University

Indonesia Jalan Hasan Saleh

Lr. IPPS No. 1A

Neusu Aceh

Banda Aceh 23244


Phone: +62-822-7262-0820






Professor Yunisrina Qismullah Yusuf is Full Professor in the English Education Department, Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia. She completed her PhD in phonology in 2013 and her master’s in linguistics in 2006, both from the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Her bachelor’s degree is in English education, in which she graduated with a cumlaude in 2002 from Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia. Her articles have appeared in reputable journals such as Language & Linguistics, Language & Communication, and Language Sciences, among others. She also acts as a reviewer to a number of national and international journals. She is currently the editor-in-chief of Studies in English Language and Education. Her research interests include topics in the fields of linguistics and education.

Selected Publications

Pillai, S., & Yusuf, Y. Q. (2012). An instrumental analysis of Acehnese oral vowels. Language and Linguistics, 13(6), 1029-1050.
Yusuf, Y. Q. (2009). A pragmatic analysis of a teachers' code-switching in a bilingual classroom. The Linguistics Journal, 4, 6-39.
Yusuf, Y. Q., & Pillai, S. (2016). An instrumental study of oral vowels in the Kedah variety of Acehnese. Language Sciences, 54, 14–25.
Yusuf, Y. Q., Pillai, S., & Ali, N . T. A. M. (2013). Speaking Acehnese in Malaysia. Language & Communication, 33(1), 50-60.