Associate Professor and ESL Director, Department of English
Glendon College/York University
Member, CAL Board of Trustees 2018 – 2023
Brian Morgan is an Associate Professor and ESL Director in the Department of English at Glendon College/York University in Toronto, Canada, where he teaches courses in content-based EAP, language teacher education, and graduate courses in Applied Linguistics. His primary research area is in critical theories, literacies and pedagogies and their potential implementation across English Language Teaching contexts. Another area of research interest relates to language and identity with a particular emphasis on language teacher identity work.
Brian has been an invited keynote and plenary speaker in numerous international conferences. He has also published widely in field-leading journals such as TESOL Quarterly; The Modern Language Journal, Journal of Language, Identity, and Education; Journal of English for Academic Purposes; Bilingual Education and Bilingualism; Language Policy; and the Annual Review of Applied Linguistics. Over the past several years, Brian has collaborated in numerous research and writing projects linking Glendon College with Brazilian universities and scholars. He is the guest editor (in collaboration with Andréa Mattos) of the recent (2018) special issue on “Theories and Practices in Critical Language Teaching” in the Brazilian Journal of Applied Linguistics/Revista Brasileira de Linguística Aplicada. Brian is also a co-editor (along with Alastair Pennycook and Ryuko Kubota) of the Critical Language and Literacy Series published by Multilingual Matters.