Caroline Kerfoot is Associate Professor and Director of PhD studies, Centre for Research on Bilingualism at the Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, Stockholm University, Sweden.
She is a member of the Southern Multilingualisms and Diversities Consortium, and is co-editing a book with Kenneth Hyltenstam titled Entangled Discourses: South-North Orders of Visibility in the Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism series.
She worked for 18 years as programme director in an adult basic education NGO in multilingual community-based and trade union sites. During this time she was seconded to two national working groups tasked with developing education policies for the first democratic government in South Africa.
She has published in journals such as Applied Linguistics, Language and Education, Linguistics and Education, International Multilingual Research Journal, TESOL Quarterly. She is on the Editorial Boards of Multilingual Margins and Reading and Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa.