Jaworski, Adam

 

Jaworski, Adam

Adam Jaworski obtained his PhD (1985) and DPhil (1991) in English sociolinguistics from Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, where he taught as Assistant Professor until 1991. Between 1991–1992 he was Lecturer at the Department of Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck College, University of London. In 1993 he moved to the Centre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University, where he became Professor in 2005. Adam joined the University of Hong Kong in 2012. His research interests include discursive and multimodal approaches to tourism, mobility and globalization; display of languages in space; media discourse; nonverbal communication; and text-based art. Adam serves as member of editorial board for the following journals: Journal of Sociolinguistics, Discourse & Society, Visual Communication, Access, Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, and Lodz Papers in Pragmatics. With Nik Coupland, he co-edits the book series Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics (Oxford University Press), Journal of Language and Politics, Multilingua.