Haley De Korne

Associate Professor
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Academic interests

I am an Applied Linguist, working at the intersection of Linguistics, Education, and Anthropology to examine and contribute to language learning, literacy practices, and social justice in multilingual education contexts. My current work focuses on teachers' critical language awareness; imaginaries of social change in multilingual regions; and pedagogies for multilingualism and multiliteracies. 

Research areas include:            

Minoritised languages in education; Multilingual education policy and pedagogy; Language politics; Indigenous language reclamation; Language ideologies; Isthmus Zapotec (Mexico); Anishinaabemowin (US & Canada); Action-research; Ethnography; Interactional Sociolinguistics; Linguistic Anthropology


PhD Educational Linguistics, 2016, University of Pennsylvania, USA

MA Applied Linguistics, 2009, University of Victoria, Canada

BA Hons Combined Social Sciences, 2005, Durham University, UK

Publications & CV available at:

Courses taught

University of Oslo:

  • NOAS 4102 Additional language learning in a socio-cognitive and sociocultural perspective
  • LING 1107 Språktilegnelse

PhD courses:

University of Cape Town, South Africa

  • Multilingualism (co-taught with Ana Deumert)

University of Pennsylvania, USA

  • Sociolinguistics in Education

Autonomous Benito Juarez University of Oaxaca, Mexico

  • Critical Language Evaluation 
  • Multilingualism & Interculturalism 
  • Sociolinguistics & Curriculum Design
  • Critique of Language and Education Policies 

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

  • Performance, Presentation, and Communication 
Tags: Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Multilingualism, Language and Education Policy, Language Pedagogy, Language Endangerment, Mexico (Latin America), Action Research, Ethnography


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  • De Korne, Haley (2020). Research on multilingualism.
  • De Korne, Haley (2019). '¿Para qué sirve la utopía?' Relativist (language) activism from a settler colonial perspective.
  • De Korne, Haley (2018). Imagining convivial multilingualism in Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • De Korne, Haley (2018). La realidad multilingüe de la "reclamación" de lenguas: Trabajando con el contacto, la diversidad, y el cambio lingüístico en la enseñanza-aprendizaje de lenguas en riesgo.
  • De Korne, Haley (2018). Lim, L., Stroud, C., & Wee, L. (Eds.). (2018). The multilingual citizen : Towards a politics of language for agency and change. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters. Multilingual Margins.  ISSN 2221-4216.  5(1), s 66- 70
  • De Korne, Haley (2018). Minoritized language education and youths’ aspirations in a multilingual region: Isthmus Zapotec learners in Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • De Korne, Haley (2018). Multilingualism, education & inequalities:Research & engagement.
  • De Korne, Haley (2018). Negociación de normas en la enseñanza del Zapoteco del Istmo: Perspectivas de maestr@s y alumn@s (Negotiation of norms in Isthmus Zapotec education: Perspectives of teachers and students)..
  • Rios Rios, Kiara; De Korne, Haley & López Gopar, Mario (2018). Zapotequización: Teaching Diidxazá to young adults in Higher Education.
  • Røyneland, Unn & De Korne, Haley (2018, 22. februar). Combatir el racismo lingüístico: Propuestas desde Noruega y México. [Tidsskrift].  Piedra, Papel & Tijeras.
  • Røyneland, Unn & De Korne, Haley (2018). Cómo eliminar prejuicios contra lenguas minoritarias en el siglo XXI. Estrategias desde Noruega y México.
  • Røyneland, Unn & De Korne, Haley (2018). Minoritetsspråklege skriftkulturar. Normering, standardisering og bruk av minoritetsspråk.
  • De Korne, Haley (2017). Imperfect tense, by Melissa Cahnmann-Taylor. Language and Education.  ISSN 0950-0782.  31(2), s 186- 189
  • De Korne, Haley (2017). Power Dynamics and (In)Equalities in Plurilingual Education Projects (Panel).
  • De Korne, Haley & Leonard, Wesley Y. (2017). Reclaiming languages: Contesting and decolonising ‘language endangerment’ from the ground up. Language Documentation and Description.  ISSN 1740-6234.  14, s 5- 14
  • De Korne, Haley & Purkarthofer, Judith (2017). Language use for social change? Drawings as a means to understand languages in social space.
  • De Korne, Haley; Rios Rios, Kiara & López Gopar, Mario (2017). Zapotequización: Creating Ideological and Implementational Spaces to Teach and Learn Diidxazá in Higher Education.
  • Rouvier, Ruth & De Korne, Haley (2017). Language Documentation, Revitalization, and Reclamation: Supporting Young Learners and Their Communities.
  • De Korne, Haley Jean (2016). Comment « parler bien » en Zapotèque de l'Isthme?Prescriptivisme linguistique et l'adaptation des normes culturelles.
  • De Korne, Haley Jean (2016). "Diidxazá do'" and "Zapochueco": Negotiations of pluralism and prescriptivism in Isthmus Zapotec communication.
  • De Korne, Haley Jean (2016). “Don’t worry about correct and incorrect” – addressing the insecurities and inequalities experienced by minority language learners.

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