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19952019
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Ingrid Piller is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Macquarie University, Sydney, where she previously served as Executive Director of the Adult Migrant English Program Research Centre (AMEP RC). Over the course of her international career, she has also held appointments at universities in Germany, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and USA. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and recipient of a 2018 Anneliese Maier Research Award.

Ingrid Piller is an applied sociolinguist with research expertise in intercultural communication, language learning, multilingualism, and bilingual education. She has published, lectured and consulted widely in these areas.

Ingrid Piller is the author of Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice (Oxford University Press, 2016), which won the 2017 Prose Award in the Language and Linguistics category and the 2017 BAAL Book Prize. She is also the author of the bestselling Intercultural Communication (Edinburgh University Press, 2nd ed., 2017) and numerous other publications.

Ingrid Piller serves as editor-in-chief of the international sociolinguistics journal Multilingua (De Gruyter Mouton) and edits the sociolinguistics portal Language on the Movethrough which many of her publications and those of her team, including their research blog, can be accessed. She tweets about linguistic diversity @lg_on_the_move.

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Research Outputs 1995 2019

Linguistic diversity and social justice: an introduction to applied sociolinguistics

Piller, I., 2016, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 283 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

sociolinguistics
social justice
linguistics
language
democracy

Intercultural Communication: A Critical Introduction

Piller, I., 2011, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 208 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

intercultural communication
language
linguistics
learning objective
multilingualism

Language and migration: critical concepts in linguistics

Piller, I. (ed.), 2016, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group. 1842 p. (Critical concepts in linguistics)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearchpeer-review

Multilingualism, Second Language Learning and Gender

Pavlenko, A. (ed.), Blackledge, A. (ed.), Piller, I. (ed.) & Teutsch-dwyer, M. (ed.), 2001, Berlin, New York: Mouton de Grayter.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearch

Bilingual couples talk: the discursive construction of hybridity

Piller, I., 2002, Amsterdam ; Philadelphia: John Benjamins. (Studies in bilingualism; vol. 25)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

conversation
language
linguistics
communication
multilingualism

Activities 1994 2018

  • 105 Invited talk
  • 37 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 37 Oral presentation

Oxley College University-in-a-Day Program

Ingrid Piller (Participant)
26 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Community Languages in the 21st Century – what’s the point?

Ingrid Piller (Speaker)
28 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Interrogating Linguistic Integration

Ingrid Piller (Speaker)
11 Sep 201813 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Cultural Collaboration and Conflict through Languages and the Arts

Ingrid Piller (Organiser)
16 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Research Collegium for Language in a Changing Society (RECLAS)

Ingrid Piller (Participant)
31 Aug 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Press / Media

Bilingualism in Australia

Ingrid Piller

28/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Ingrid Piller receives research award

Ingrid Piller

26/09/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Other

Language: a hurdle for migration?

Ingrid Piller

21/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Interview with Anneliese Maier Research Award recipient

Ingrid Piller

12/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other

Important research award for Professor Piller

Ingrid Piller

7/09/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities