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Our staff

staff categories 

These are our Birkbeck staff categories within the Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication. 

Head of Department 

Academic Staff 

Applied Linguistics and Communication Teaching and Scholarship Staff

Higher Education Introductory Studies Teaching Staff

Research assistant 

  • Kinga Kozminskaa Postdoctoral Research Assistant, is currently working with Professor Zhu Hua and Professor Li Wei on a ESRC funded project “Family Language Policy: A Multi-Level Investigation of Multilingual Practices in Transnational Families”.

Senior Practitioner Fellow

Administrative team for Applied Linguistics and Communication

Administrative team for Academic English and Language Development

Administrative team for Higher Education Introductory Studies

Honorary research fellows 

  • Professor Penelope Gardner-Chloros
  • Dr Malcolm Edwards
  • Dr Kate Hammer
  • Dr Carmen Pena Diaz
  • Dr Martha Carswel Pennington
  • Dr Peter Skehan
  • Dr Darlene Clover
  • Dr Sally Cook
  • Dr Budd Hall
  • Dr Irini Mavrou
  • Dr Peter Neff
  • Dr Liana Pavalescu
  • Dr Louise Rolland
  • Dr Kazuya Saito
  • Aihui Wu
  • Dr Lynne Flowerdew
  • Professor John Flowerdew