Fred Dervin

Fred Dervin is Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Intercultural Communication and Education and Applied Linguistics at three Finnish universities (Eastern Finland, Helsinki and Turku). His main research interests have focused on identity in academic mobility, the use of lingua francas in binational couplehood and the 'intercultural' in language learning and teaching. Currently he is working on a project that examines interculturality in social media. In the mid-2000s Dervin initiated a series of...See more