Michael James Grenfell
Adjunct Professor, Education

Biography

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

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

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, 2013 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, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Grenfell, Michael, Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts. Second Edition, Durham, Acumen, 2012, 1 - 292pp Book, 2012

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, 2012

Grenfell, M, Classroom Language Ethnography, first, New York, Routledge, 2012, 1 - 224pp Book, 2012

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, 2012

Grenfell, M and Woodgate-Jones, A, Intercultural Understanding and Primary-level Second Language Learning and Teaching, Language Awareness, iFirst, 2012, p1 - 15 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Grenfell, M, Teacher Education: Policy and Reform, International Conference of the Society for Educational Studies, London, UK, November 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Politics in, editor(s)Grenfell, M , Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts, Duram, Acumen, 2012, pp250 - 264, [Grenfell, M ] Book Chapter, 2012

Grenfell, M, Bridging Classroom Language Ethnography, American Educational Research Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 2012, 2012, pp1 - 18 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Grenfell, M and Alnufaie, M, EFL Students' Writing in Saudi Arabian ESP Writing Classes: perspectives on Learning Strategies in Self-Access Language Learning, Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal, 34, (4), 2012, p407 - 422 Journal Article, 2012 URL

Methodology in, editor(s)Grenfell, M , Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts, Durham, Acumen, 2012, pp213 - 228, [Grenfell, M ] Book Chapter, 2012

Grenfell, M and Harris, V, Making a Difference in Language Learning: the Role of Sociocultural Factors and of Learner Strategy Instruction, The Curriculum Journal, 2012, p1 - 32 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Grenfell, M , Language Learner Strategy Research in the UK', Language Learning Journal, 35, (1), 2011, p9 - 22 Journal Article, 2011

Grenfell, M, Working with Bourdieu's Key Concepts: Practicalities and Responsibilities, Bourdieu's Key Concepts, UWE, Bristol, september , 2011 Conference Paper, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Grenfell, M, Taking an Interest: on the Politics of Inequalities and Stratification', Inequalities, Stratification and Lifestyles, Amiens France, December, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Grenfell, M, Bourdieu, Language and Linguistics, 1st, London, UK, Continuum, 2011, 1 - 259pp Book, 2011

Grenfell, M, Profiling Language Teacher Education in Europe: From Theory to Policy and Practice', European Conference on Language Teacher Education, Salzburg, 2011 December, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Grenfell, M and Razi, O, The Impact of Reading Strategy Instruction on Students' Reading Comprehension and Frequency of Strategy Use', British Association of Applied Linguistics, UWE Bristol, september , 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Grenfell, M and Razi, O, A Quasi-experimental Intervention Study: The Impact of Reading Strategies Instruction on Children Learning English as EFL in a Cypriot Context', AILA World Congress, China, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Grenfell, M, Language teacher education: from diversity to common threads', LANQUA Conference on Languages in Higher Education , London, UK, July 2010, 2010, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Grenfell, M, On the practice of educational theory., Inaugural Lecture, Trinity College, Dublin, March , 2010 Invited Talk, 2010

Working with habitus and field: the logic of Bourdieu's practice' in, editor(s)E. Silva and A. Warde , Cultural Analysis and Bourdieu's Legacy: Settling Accounts and Developing Alternatives, London, UK, Routledge, 2010, pp1 - 182, [Grenfell, M] Book Chapter, 2010

Grenfell, M, El Tractament Integrat de los Ilengues, Barcelona, Spain, GRAO Publications, 2010, 1 - 178pp Book, 2010

Grenfell, M, Being critical: the practical logic of Bourdieu's metanoia, Critical Studies in Education, 51, (1), 2010, p85 - 99 Journal Article, 2010

Grenfell, M, Applying Bourdieu's Field Theory: the Case of Social Capital and Education', on Knowledge, Education and the Economy, Paris, France, July 2010, 2010, pp1 - 14 Conference Paper, 2010

Grenfell, M, Language Learner Strategies: Working at the Interface of Research, Policy and Practice', Language Learner Strategies, London, may 2010, 2010, pp1 - 8 Conference Paper, 2010

Grenfell, M and Hardy, C, Snaps! Bourdieu and the Field of Photographic Art', International Journal of Arts in Society, 5, (1), 2010, p49 - 62 Journal Article, 2010

Grenfell, M, The European Language Teacher: Vision or Mirage?' , Irish Association of Applied Linguistics, Dublin, May , 2010 Invited Talk, 2010

Grenfell, M and Harris, V, 'Bilingual students learning languages', European Educational Research Conference, Vienne, Austria, may, 2009, pp1 - 20 Conference Paper, 2009

Grenfell, M and Harris, V, 'The strategy use of learners of a third language'. , First and Second Languages: Exploring the Relationship in Pedagogic-related Contexts , University of Oxford, March , 2009, pp1 - 20 Conference Paper, 2009

Claim and Critiques in, editor(s)Cohen, A and Macaro, E , Language Learner Strategies: 30 Years of Research, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2009, pp9 - 28, [Grenfell, M and Macaro, E] Book Chapter, 2009

Grenfell, M and Hardy, C, 'Educational Aesthetics in the work of Pierre Bourdieu', Arts in Society, Venice, Italy, sept, 2009, pp1 - 14 Conference Paper, 2009

Grenfell, M, Language AND Literacy, Reading Research Quarterly, 44, (4), 2009, p438 - 448 Journal Article, 2009

Grenfell, M, 'Bourdieu, Language and Literature: Theory and Practice', Bourdieu and Literature, University of Warwick, May , 2009, pp1 - 16 Conference Paper, 2009

Grenfell, M, 'Learner strategies across languages'. , The Integrated Treatment of Language Areas in Compulsory School Education, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, May , 2009, pp1 - 33 Conference Paper, 2009

Grenfell, M, 'Social Capital and Educational Policy', Education, Knowledge and Economy, 3, (1), 2009, p17 - 34 Journal Article, 2009

Grenfell, M , Strategic Language Teaching: from Theory to Practice and Beyond', European Union Conference on 'Languages Across Europe, Berlin, March, 2008, pp1 - 42 Conference Paper, 2008

Biography in, editor(s)Grenfell, M , Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts, Stocksfield, Acumen, 2008, pp11 - 26, [Grenfell, M] Book Chapter, 2008

Grenfell, M, 'Bourdieu, Language and Classroom Ethnography'., American Educational Research Association, New York, February, 2008, pp1 - 39 Conference Paper, 2008

Grenfell, M and Harris, V, 'Learning to Learn Languages: the Differential Response of Learners to Strategy Instruction'. , Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquee, Essen, Germany, August, 2008, pp1 - 22 Conference Paper, 2008

Grenfell, M, Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts, ist, Stocksfield, Acumen, 2008, 1 - 248pp Book, 2008

Interest in, editor(s)Grenfell, M , Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts, Stocksfield, Acumen, 2008, pp153 - 170, [Grenfell, M] Book Chapter, 2008

Grenfell, M and Hardy, C, Art Rules, Oxford, Berg, 2007, 1 - 212pp Book, 2007

Grenfell, M, Bourdieu: Education and Training. , London, Continuum, 2007, 1 - 286pp Book, 2007

Grenfell, M, When Two Fields Collide', French Cultural Studies, 17, (2), 2006, p77 - 85 Journal Article, 2006

Grenfell, M , When Two Fields Collide, International Journal of Arts in Society, 1, (2), 2006, p77 - 85 Journal Article, 2006

Grenfell, M, The European Profile for Language Teacher Education: A Frame of Reference', Links, Spring, 2005, p6 - 8 Journal Article, 2005

Grenfell, M and James, D, 'Changing the Field - Change in the Field: Bourdieu and the Methodological Practice of Educational Research, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 25, (4), 2004, p507 - 523 Journal Article, 2004

Grenfell, M and Harris, V, 'Language Learning Strategies', Language Awareness, 13, (2), 2004, p116 - 130 Journal Article, 2004

Grenfell, M, Pierre Bourdieu: Agent Provocateur, London, Continuum, 2004, 1 - 212pp Book, 2004

The European Language Teacher, Grenfell, M, Kelly, M, and Jones, D , Bern, Peter Lang, 2003, 1 - 279pp Book, 2003

Grenfell, M, Kelly, M, and Jones, D , The European Language Teacher, Bern, Peter Lang, 2003, 1 - 279pp Book, 2003

Grenfell, M and Hardy, C, 'Field Manoeuvres', Space and Culture, 6, (1), 2003, p6 - 34 Journal Article, 2003

Grenfell, M, Modern Languages Across the Curriculum., London, Routledge, 2002, 1 - 218pp Book, 2002

Grenfell, M and Hardy, C, Modern Languages - Beyond Nuffield, and into the 21st Century, Language Learning Journal, Spring, 2000, p23 - 30 Journal Article, 2000

Grenfell, M and Harris, V, Learning Strategies and Modern Languages, Routledge, 1999, pp.196. , London, Routledge, 1999, 1 - 196pp Book, 1999

Grenfell, M and James, D, Bourdieu and Education: Acts of Practical Theory., London, Falmer, 1998, 1 - 202pp Book, 1998

Grenfell, M, Training Teachers in Practice, Clevedon, Multilingual Matters, 1998, 1 - 198pp Book, 1998

Grenfell, M , Bourdieu and Initial Teacher Education - A Post-structuralist Approach, British Educational Research Journal, 22, (3), 1996, p22 - 34 Journal Article, 1996

Grenfell, M, Bourdieu and the Beach Boys: Educating the Artistic Eye, 2013, Arts in Society Conference, Budapest, Hungary Conference Paper,

Grenfell, M, Researching the Music Field, CRESC: Researching the Music Field, Manchester University, 2013 Conference Paper,

Grenfell, M and Kerin, M, Performance Pedagogy, Arts in Society Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 2013 Conference Paper,

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Grenfell, M, Structuring Values in Higher Education', Excavating Values and Ideologies in Higher Education, Dublin, March 2010 Conference Paper,

Research Expertise

Description

Language in Education Teacher Education Philosophy of Language Pierre Bourdieu Arts Education Communication Language Teaching Applied Linguistics

Projects

  • Title
    • European Language Teacher Education
  • Summary
    • Survey of language teacher education across Europe
  • Funding Agency
    • EU
  • Date From
    • 2002
  • Date To
    • 2004
  • Title
    • European Language Teacher Profile
  • Summary
    • To create a profile for the Language teacher education in Europe
  • Funding Agency
    • EU
  • Date From
    • 2004
  • Date To
    • 2006

Keywords

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

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin 2010

Memberships

Institute of Medical Laboratory Scientific Officers 1970 – 1980

Association of Language Learning 1980