Adrian Holliday

Professor @ Canterbury Christ Church University

Adrian Holliday is Professor of Applied Linguistics & Intercultural Education at Canterbury Christ Church University, where he supervises doctoral research in the critical sociology of language education and intercultural communication, and directs PhD programmes in Applied Linguistics and Education. His publications deal with cultural chauvinism in English language education and the Western ideologies which inhibit our understanding of non-Western cultural realities. Between 1973 and 1976 he was an English teacher in Iran. During the 1980s he set up a language centre at Damascus University, Syria and was a curriculum consultant at Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. website: