The Language on the Move community is pleased to count another PhD amongst our team.
We are delighted to announce that Muhammad Ali Khan, a former ALMA awardee and regular contributor, has had a successful PhD viva on April 22, 2013 at the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK. His PhD research was about ‘Social meanings of language policy and practices: A critical, linguistic ethnographic study of four schools in Pakistan’ and the abstract is available here. His PhD work was supervised by Dr. Mark Sebba and his thesis was examined by Prof. Marilyn Martin-Jones as External Examiner and Dr. Uta Papen as Internal Examiner.
Furthermore, Khan has recently been selected as a Principal Candidate for a Fulbright Scholar Award to conduct research in the United States during the 2013-2014 academic year. His host institution in the USA will be the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.