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Alex Baratta The University of Manchester, UK

Alex Baratta is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester, teaching within the Manchester Institute of Education. Here he runs a writing center – Write Away – for the School of Environment, Education and Development. His initial teaching experience was in EFL and academic writing, experiences he has brought to five books he has written which are focused on study skills, such as essay writing and critical thinking. He has taught in Korea, England and his native USA, and also researches language and identity, linguistic rights, and linguistic prejudice. Alex has also been published in prestigious journals, such as World Englishes, and presented his research at international conferences in South Africa, Australia and Singapore, to include acting as a keynote speaker for a linguistic prejudice conference at the University of Sheffield in 2018.