Marina Mozzon-McPherson

Professor Marina Mozzon McPherson

Professor of Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching / Director of the Confucius Institute

Faculty and Department

  • Education
  • PVC Education

Summary

Professor Marina Mozzon-McPherson received the University's Award for Employee of the Year for Excellence in Scholarship in 2017. She joined the University of Hull after a business career in Italy, and her innovative approach to language learning and teaching is recognised internationally. Professor Mozzon-McPherson has a long-standing interest in language learning and intercultural communication, and their development and impact. Her previous University roles include Head of Modern Languages; Head of the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures; Faculty Associate Dean for Reach Out; and Director of Postgraduate Studies. She leads a new interdisciplinary research cluster, Chinese Whispers, which examines the synergies between language learning and intercultural understanding through music.

Book Chapter

Reflective dialogues in advising for language learning through a Neuro-Linguistic Programming perspective

Mozzon-McPherson, M. (2017). Reflective dialogues in advising for language learning through a Neuro-Linguistic Programming perspective. In C. Nicolaides, & W. Magno e Silva (Eds.), Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics and Learner AutonomyPontes Editores

Journal Article

Mindfulness and advising in language learning: an alternative theoretical perspective

Mozzon McPherson, M. (2019). Mindfulness and advising in language learning: an alternative theoretical perspective. Mélanges CRAPEL, 40(1), 87-113

Considerations on using mindful listening in advising for language learning: a micro study

Mozzon McPherson, M. (2018). Considerations on using mindful listening in advising for language learning: a micro study. Zeitschrift für Fremdsprachenforschung, 28(2), 159-179

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

REDESIGN - Erasmus +

Funder

EC European Commission

Grant

Started

1 September 2016

Status

Complete

Postgraduate supervision

Professor Mozzon-McPherson is currently supervising in - intercultural communication in second language learning and teaching - reflective practice in second language learning and teaching - language learning strategies - new technologies and language learning and teaching - emotions in language learning and teaching Completed PhDs - Elinor Parks, Investigating the effects of a dualistic degree structure in Modern Languages on the student experience - Implications for Criticality and Intercultural Competence - University of Hull scholarship (2017) - Martin Nickson, Investigating the relationship between Policy, Teaching and Learning in ESOL classes in Hull (2016) - Amel Alnooh, Investigating the Impact of Using an Integrated Approach to the Teaching of Writing Skills amongst Secondary Students of English as a Foreign Language in Saudi Arabia (2015) - Luisa Panichi, Participation in language learning in virtual worlds. An exploratory case-study of a Business English course (2014) Current PhD supervisions - Laura Tarabusi, Developing Intercultural Communicative Competence in Study Abroad (Year 2- P/T) - Basim Nadhreen, Reflective Teaching Practice: An exploration of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) at a Saudi Academic Institution (Year 2)

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