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Professor Michael James Grenfell

Visiting Academic (Education)


1970-76: Medical Laboratory Scientist 1981-89: Teacher of French and German, Language Park Boys School London (Head of Department) 1989- 2008: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader/ Professor, University of Southampton, UK 2008- : Chair (1905) of Education, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland. 2010 Elected Fellow of Trinity College Dublin
  Continental philosophy   Creative music education   Early Gothic architecture in England   Education and minority language   English and European architecture, 18th and 19th centuries   Epistemology   Existentialism   Painting in 19th century Europe   Philosophy of logic and language   Realism
 European Language Teacher Education
 European Language Teacher Profile

Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Fluent Fluent Fluent
German Medium Medium Medium
Spanish Basic Basic Basic
Details Date From Date To
Institute of Medical Laboratory Scientific Officers 1970 1980
Association of Language Learning 1980
Grenfell, M and Alnufaie, M, EFL Writing Apprehension: The Macro or the Micro?, Journal of Arts and Humanities, 2, (3), 2013, p69 - 79, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Seery, A., Loxley, A., Grenfell, M., Editorial, International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 36, (3), 2013, p209 - 212, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Grenfell, M, Classroom Language Ethnography, first, New York, Routledge, 2012, 1 - 224pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Grenfell, Michael, Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts. Second Edition, Durham, Acumen, 2012, 1 - 292pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Methodology in, editor(s)Grenfell, M , Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts, Durham, Acumen, 2012, pp213 - 228, [Grenfell, M ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Politics in, editor(s)Grenfell, M , Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts, Duram, Acumen, 2012, pp250 - 264, [Grenfell, M ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Grenfell, M, Bridging Classroom Language Ethnography, American Educational Research Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 2012, 2012, pp1 - 18, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Grenfell, M, Capital Conversions in Post-Modern Economies, 'Political Economy and the Outlook for Capitalism' (organised by the Association for Heterodox Economics (AHE), the French Association of Political Economy (FAPE), and the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE). , Pars, July 2012, 2012, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Grenfell, M, Teacher Education: Policy and Reform, International Conference of the Society for Educational Studies, London, UK, November 2012, 2012, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Grenfell, M, The History of Modern Language Teaching and Learning in the UK, EU Conference on the History of Language Teaching and Learning, University of Nottingham, december 2012, 2012, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED

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Grenfell, M, Structuring Values in Higher Education', Excavating Values and Ideologies in Higher Education, Dublin, March 2010, Notes: [Keynote Talk], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED


Award Date
Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin 2010
Language in Education Teacher Education Philosophy of Language Pierre Bourdieu Arts Education Communication Language Teaching Applied Linguistics