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Dr Simon Mckinnon

Assistant Professor (Teaching)

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Assistant Professor (Teaching) in the School of Modern Languages and CulturesER234, Elvet Riverside II+44 (0) 191 33 43464
Member of the Centre for Intercultural Mediation +44 (0) 191 33 43464
Member of the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies  


I teach French language classes as well as modules in Interpreting and Translation History. I also supervise undergraduate year-abroad projects. 

In terms of scholarship and research, my recent activities have focused on language learning pedagogy, study abroad, and the Modern Languages curriculum more broadly. 

I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy; I completed my undergraduate degree at Oxford before coming to Durham to study for an MA and PhD.

I am very much interested in the promotion of the French language and francophone culture in the UK as well as in encouraging study abroad. I play an active role in MLAC’s Outreach programme (feel free to email in relation to schools outreach/collaboration, etc).


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