Bernadette O'Rourke

BA (Hons), PhD

Professor of Sociolinguistics

+44 (0)131 451 4200
Roles and responsibilities

Chair of COST Action New Speakers in a Multilingual Europe: Opportunities and Challenges


Bernie joined Heriot-Watt University as a Lecturer in Spanish in 2007.

Prior to this Bernie was a Lecturer in the School of Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies at Dublin City University where she taught Spanish and Intercultural Studies. She worked as a Language Assistant in the Department of English Philology at the University of Coruña, Spain between 1998 and 2000.

In 2007 she was awarded a Visiting Fellowship to the Arts Faculty at the National University of Ireland, Galway.