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Gillian Wigglesworth

Professor
social sciences
linguistics
language & linguistics
education & educational research
psychology
learners
language
female
humans
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Prof

Gillian Wigglesworth

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Bilingualism
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Prof

Gillian Wigglesworth

 

Professor Gillian Wigglesworth is Director of the Research Unit for Indigenous Language http://indiglang.arts.unimelb.edu.au and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. She is also Chief Investigator on the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language and leader of the Melbourne node www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/.

She is coordinator of the Learning Program in the CoE. With an extensive background in first and second language acquisition and bilingualism, her major research focus is on the languages Indigenous children living in remote communities are learning, and how these interact with English once they attend school. She is very widely published in international journals and books, and has edited or authored nine books including Ng, B.C. & Wigglesworth, G. 2007. Bilingualism, an advanced resource book. London, Routledge, and Simpson, J. & Wigglesworth, G. (Eds.) 2008. Children’s language and multilingualism: Indigenous language use at home and school. UK, Continuum International.

Projects

Displaying the 22 most recent projects by Gillian Wigglesworth.

22

Projects

Project Types


13

Research Grant


7

Internal Research Grant


2

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 93 most recent scholarly works by Gillian Wigglesworth.

Credentials

Positions


Professor

Languages And Linguistics

Ozreader

ARC College, Humanities and Creative Arts Panel, Australian Research Council

Board Member Of Ilta

International Language Testing Association

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

La Trobe University

Graduate Diploma in Education

La Trobe University