Dr Michael Evans

Reader in Education at Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Reader in Education, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Dr Michael Evans is a Reader in Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. He specialises in research in second language education, with particular interests in teacher education and foreign language learning (French and Spanish) in the secondary sector.

Related fields of interest include bilingual and cross-cultural pupil discourse analysis, language learner codeswitching, the use of ICT in language learning, the effect of study abroad on L2 proficiency, and the politics of second language education. He is currently co-director of a research project on school provision for newly-arrived migrant children in schools in the East of England.

He did his BA at the University of East Anglia, and his PhD at the University of Warwick, before coming to Cambridge to do his PGCE. Dr Evans is a Fellow of Clare Hall.