Joke Dewilde

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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 35 Niels Henrik Abels hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1099 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

Multilingualism in education, bilingual teachers, sociolinguistics in educational settings, linguistic ethnography, discourse analysis, identity and literacy.


PhD from Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo
MA in English language and literature from Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo
BA in English, Norwegian, multicultural education and North American area studies, INN University and University of Oslo

Positions held

  • Postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research, University of Oslo
  • Associate professor in Education, INN University
  • PhD candidate at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo, financed by INN University
  • Assistant professor in English, INN University


Visiting scholar, MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism, University of Birmingham, England, fall 2008, spring 2017

Research projects

Multilingual young people as writers in and outside of school (postdoctoral grant financed by Department of Teacher Education and School Research, University of Oslo, 2015-2018) 
Inclusive practices or exotic happenings? A study of international weeks in Norwegian school (financed by INN University, 2015-2017)
Learning Spaces for Inclusion and Social Justice. Success Stories from Immigrant Students and Four Nordic School Communities (subproject financed by NordForsk, 2013-2015)

Teaching and supervision

DIDMET 4200 Research methodology and master thesis preparation
Supervisor for PhD candidate Ingrid Rodrick Beiler (2016–2020) 
Supervisor for PhD candidate Jonas Iversen (INN University) (2017–2020) 

Other duties

Thematic editor for the Nordic journal Acta Didactica Norge.
Postdoctoral deputy for the Council of Research Affairs at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo
Director of studies for BA bilingual teachers, INN University (2013–2014)


Conference planning committee for Multilingualism and Education: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives, a collaboration between SISCO and MultiLing.

Tags: Nordic, multilingualism, linguistic ethnography, sociolinguistics, Literacy


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