Bio

Alison Edwards is the author of English in the Netherlands: Functions, Forms and Attitudes (John Benjamins, 2016). She has published on language ideologies and attitudes, language variation and identity construction, with a focus on English in Europe (go to publications). She holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and is currently affiliated with the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics. At present she is investigating perceptions of the use of English at Dutch universities as expressed in Dutch newspaper discourse and conducting a multi-level (European, national, institutional) analysis of language policy in Dutch higher education.

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