Margaret Hawkins


(608) 263-4667

456B Teacher Education Building

225 N Mills St

Madison, WI 53706-1707

Hawkins, Margaret

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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.

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  • Hawkins, M. R. (2019) Plurilingual learners and schooling: A sociocultural perspective Handbook of TESOL in K-12 Hoboken NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Hawkins, M. R., & Mori, J. (2018) Considering ‘trans-’ perspectives in language theories and practice Applied Linguistics, 39(1), 1-8.
  • Hawkins, M. R. (2018) Transmodalities and transnational encounters: Fostering critical cosmopolitan relations Applied Linguistics, 39(1), 55-77.
  • Hawkins, M. R., & Cannon, A. (2017) Mobility, language & schooling The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Language New York NY: Routledge Press.
  • 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) Social Justice Language Teacher Education Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
  • Hawkins, M. R., & Norton, B. (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.

Select Presentations

  • Hawkins, M. R., , "Transmodalities: Global Youth Negotiating Place, Identity and Positioning in Translocal and Transnational Communications" (2019), Atlanta, GA
  • Hawkins, M. R., , "Exploring Multimodalities: Language, Semiotics and New Media Engagements" (2018), Chicago, IL
  • Hawkins, M. R., , "Transmodalities: Conceptualizing Semiotic Affordances in Transnational Communications" (2018), London and Birmingham UK, Barcelona Spain

Select Awards and Honors

  • Erwin Zolt Digital Literacy Game Changer Award, International Literacy Award (ILA),
  • Leadership Through Research Award, Second Language Research Special Interest Group (SIG), American Educational Research Association (AERA),
  • Honored Instructor, University of Wisconsin Housing,
  • Global Citizen of the Year Award, United Nations Association, Dane County Chapter,