- Occupation Academic, Linguist, Researcher
Sue Holzknecht studied anthropology and sociology at the University of Queensland, as well as linguistics and teaching english as a second language at the University of Papua New Guinea. She completed her PhD thesis into the Markham languages of Papua New Guinea at the Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies at the Australian National University.
For 12 years Sue lectured at the PNG University of Technology, in Language and Communication Studies. From 1993 to 1998, she worded at ANU, as lecturer in Academic and Research Skills, then 3 years in the Academic Skills and Learning Centre. In 2001, she was Academic Skills Advisor to graduate students in the School of Resources, Environment and Society (now Fenner School of Environment and Society).