School of Applied Language & Intercultural Studies
Academic biography Marnie Holborow, Associate Faculty in the School of
Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at Dublin City University, has written
widely on politics and language. She has held visiting scholar positions at
Hunter College, New York and San Francisco State University, and at City University of New York. She is author of The Politics of English, of chapters and
articles on neoliberalism and applied linguistics, austerity politics and
higher education in Ireland, the legacy of Raymond Williams and on conflicting interpretations of the political keyword, Brexit. She contributed the first entry of Neoliberalism
for the Wiley Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Her most recent book is
Language and Neoliberalism (Routledge
2015). Her most recent book chapter is 'Language Skills and Human Capital: Challenging the neoliberal frame' in Wallace, O'Regan and Gray, Education and the Discourse of Global Neoliberalism (Routledge 2020) other recent journal articles discuss Marxist understandings of language.Currently she is researching the position of women's work in late capitalism.
Research interests World Englishes; Language and neoliberalism; ideology and language; Marxism and language.