Professor Adrian Blackledge
Adrian Blackledge is Professor of Bilingualism and Director of the MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism at University of Birmingham. He is author of numerous articles and books based on his research on multilingualism in education and wider society. His books include The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism (2012); Multilingualism. A Critical Perspective (2010); Discourse and Power in a Multilingual World (2005); Negotiation of Identities in Multilingual Contexts (2004); Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, and Gender (2001); Literacy, Power, and Social Justice (2000); and Teaching Bilingual Children (1994).
Adrian Blackledge conducts research in the fields of: multilingualism; linguistic ethnography; education of linguistic minority students; multilingual literacies; language ideologies; discursive negotiation of identities in multilingual contexts; critical discourse analysis; language testing, citizenship, and migration.