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LHFA Center Board and Fellows

Understanding Language as a Human Factor requires a close collaboration between applied linguistics, human factors specialists, and aviation operational experts, the pilots, controllers.  

Elizabeth Mathews

Founder & President,  Language as a Human Factor in Aviation Resource Center. Masters degree in TESL/Applied Linguistics.


Linguistic Consultant to ICAO during development of ICAO Language Proficiency Standards; former director of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Academic and Aviation English programs; developer of world's first "aviation English" test for commercial airline pilots. 



Research Associate​


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