Mariel Deluna (PhD student)

Thesis title: Secondary School Modern Language Teachers' Perspectives on "Race" and Language: Racializing Languages in Scottish Education


Mariel is a 2nd Year PhD Student in Education at the Moray House School of Education and Sport. Her current research is on the intersection of race, ethnicity, and language teaching. Previously, she had attained an MA International Culture and Communication at Waseda University, focusing on TESOL, and a BA Rhetoric at U.C. Berkeley with a concentration in rhetorical theory.


Responsibilities & affiliations

  • Committee Member (Secretary) of the Language Education Society
  • Bilingualism Matters Volunteer
  • Much Language, Such Talk Podcast Producer, Audio Editor, Guest Host
  • PhD Student representative of the Race Equality Sub-Group for the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee at MHSES