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School of Applied Language & Intercultural Studies
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Phone number: 01 700
Glasnevin Campus
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Academic biography

Jennifer Martyn, BA, MA, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies where she currently lectures in linguistics and applied French language. She received her BA in French and English from NUI Galway, and her PhD in Sociolinguistics and Second Language Acquisition from UCD, for which she received an Irish Research Council scholarship. She has published a number of refereed chapters, and co-edited the volume Language, Identity and Migration: Voices from Transnational Speakers and Communities (2016). She is currently working on a monograph for publication in the Multilingual Matters’ series ‘Second Language Acquisition’ (under contract) on the interface of language learner identity and language ideologies. She is an executive committee member of the Irish Association of Applied Linguistics, and has served as a reviewer for international linguistics and applied linguistics publications and series’, including Routledge Linguistics. 
Jennifer welcomes applications from prospective PhD students interested in the areas of the sociolinguistics of language learning/education,, language ideologies, and language, gender, and sexuality.

Research interests

My research interests include various aspects of Sociolinguistics and Applied Lingusitics, particularly the sociolinguistics of language education, language learning and identity, and language and gender.