• Yliopistonkatu 3

    00014 Helsingin yliopisto

    Finland

  • PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5A)

    00014

    Finland

20042019
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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Fred Dervin is Professor of Multicultural Education at the University of Helsinki (Finland). He is Director of the TENSION research group (diversities and interculturality in education) and Vice-Director of the SEDUCE doctoral school at Helsinki (Society, culture and education). Dervin also holds several professorships in Australia, Canada, China, Luxembourg, Malaysia and Sweden. Prof. Dervin specializes in intercultural education, the sociology of multiculturalism and student and academic mobility. He has widely published in international journals on identity, the 'intercultural' and mobility/migration (over 100 articles and 50 books). Dervin is one of the most influential scholars and critical voices on intercultural communication education in Europe.

External positions

Chair Professor, Renmin Univ China, Renmin University of China

Sep 2016 → …

Guest Professor, Karlstad University

Feb 2016 → …

Adjunct Professor, University of Southern Queensland

Nov 2015 → …

Distinguished Professor, Baoji University of Arts & Sciences

May 2014 → …

Associate Professor, Taylor's university

May 2012 → …

Associate Professor, Université de Montréal

2012 → …

Keywords

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • multicultural / intercultural education / teacher identity, hybrid student identity
  • Teacher education
  • higher education
  • internationalization of education
  • 6121 Languages
  • Applied linguistics, discourse studies, pragmatics
  • 5141 Sociology
  • multiculturalism
  • migration
  • mobility
  • identity

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2004 2019

Turbulence in intercultural communication education: does it affect Finnish higher education?

Dervin, F. & Tournebise, C., 2013, In : Intercultural Education. 24, 6, p. 532-543 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Impostures interculturelles

Dervin, F., 1 Jan 2012, Paris: L'Harmattan. 137 p. (Logiques sociales)

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

Johdanto uuteen kulttuurienväliseen viestintään ja kasvatukseen

Dervin, F. & Keihäs, L., 2013, Turku: FERA Suomen kasvatustieteellinen seura. 160 p. (Kasvatusalan tutkimuksia; no. 63)

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

Projects 2009 2019

Activities 2006 2019

Languages and internationalization in higher education

Deborah Clarke (Speaker: Presenter), Frederic Dervin (Speaker: Presenter)
25 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Schools: Studies in Education (Journal)

Fred Dervin (Reviewer)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

Main supervisor

Fred Dervin (Supervisor)
2017 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

International conference on Chinese teachers internationally

Fred Dervin (Chair)
May 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Main supervisor

Fred Dervin (Supervisor)
2017 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Press / Media

Interview by Deutschlandfunk

Fred Dervin

01/11/2016

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Interview about my French book on China

Fred Dervin

01/05/2015

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Confucius Institute video (Helsinki)

Fred Dervin

01/01/2015

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Article on book with Laura Keihäs in Finnish

Fred Dervin

01/01/2015

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media