Maggie Hawkins

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Maggie Hawkins

Curriculum and Instruction (CI)

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225 N Mills St
Madison, WI 53706-1707
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Curriculum Vitae

Personal Biography

Margaret R. Hawkins focuses on language, mobility and education, exploring languages, literacies and learning in classroom, home, and community-based settings in domestic and global contexts. She works locally and internationally with schools, NGOs, communities and institutions of higher education in a variety of capacities.

Research Interests

Professor Hawkins’ published work examines: classroom ecologies; families and schools; language teacher education; language, mobility and schooling; global digital partnerships for youth; critical and social justice-oriented education; and responses of new destination communities to mobile populations. Her current research investigates the communication, learning and relationships emerging in Global StoryBridges, a transnational project that digiitally connects youth across the globe.


  • Hawkins, M.R. (2014). Ontologies of Place, Creative Meaning Making and Cosmopolitan Education. Curriculum Inquiry. 44(1), 90 - 113.
  • Hawkins, M.R. (2013). Framing Languages and Literacies: Socially Situated Views and Perspectives. Framing Languages and Literacies: Socially Situated Views and Perspectives. Routledge Press.
  • Hawkins, M.R. (2011). Dialogic Determination: Constructing a Social Justice Discourse in Language Teacher Education. Social Justice Language Teacher Education. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
  • Hawkins, M.R. (2011). Social Justice Language Teacher Education. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
  • Hawkins, M.R. (2011). Videorecording and the Research Process. TESOL Quarterly, 45(2).
  • Hawkins, M.R. (2010). "I Always Feel Like They Don't Know Anything About Us" Diverse families talk about their relations with school.
  • Hawkins, M.R. (2010). Sociocultural approaches to language teaching and learning. English as an Additional Language: A Reader for Teachers Working with Lingustic Minority Pupils. United Kingdom: Sage Publications.
  • Hawkins, M.R. (2009). Critical Language Teacher Education. Cambridge Guide to Second Language Teacher Education. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hawkins, M.R. (2005). Becoming a student: Identity work and academic literacies in early schooling. TESOL Quarterly. 39(1), 59-80.
  • Hawkins, M.R. (2004). Researching English language and literacy development in schools. Educational Researcher. 33(3), 14-25.


  • Graue, M.E., Presenter & Author, & Hawkins, M.R., Presenter & Author (2010, March 11). "I Always Feel Like They Don't Know Anything About Us": Diverse Families Talk About Their Relations With School, AERA Annual Conference, American Educational Research Association, Denver.
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