Professor Adrian Blackledge

Adrian BlackledgeAdrian Blackledge is 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 Heteroglossia as Practiceand Pedagogy(2014); 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); and Literacy, Power, and Social Justice (2000).  In recent years Adrian has been awarded more than £3 million in research council funding