Professor Angela Creese

Angela CreeseAngela‘s role on the TLANG project is as Principal Investigator.  She manages the project as a whole and coordinates project outputs, cultural engagement events and works to develop team expertise and capacity.  She liaises with partner organisations to achieve high-profile research impact. 

Angela Creese is Professor of Educational Linguistics at the School of Education, University of Birmingham. Her research interests are in linguistic ethnography, urban multilingualism  and multilingual classroom pedagogy. Her publications include Heteroglossia as Practice and Pedagogy (with Adrian Blackledge, 2014, Springer); The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism (2012, with Marilyn Martin-Jones and Adrian Blackledge); Multilingualism: A Critical Perspective (with Adrian Blackledge, 2010, Continuum); Volume 9: Ecology of Language, Encyclopedia of Language and Education (2009); Teacher Collaboration and Talk in Multilingual Classrooms (2005) and Multilingual Classroom Ecologies (2003). She has served as associate editor on the US based Anthropology & Education Quarterly and is an editorial board member for Springer’s Educational Linguistics Series. 

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