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Danielle H. Heinrichs

Researcher, Griffith Institute of Educational Research, Griffith University

Danielle H. Heinrichs is a Lecturer at Griffith University and researcher with the Griffith Institute of Educational Research (GIER). She was awarded the University of Queensland's Richard Baldauf Memorial Prize for the Best Paper in Applied Linguistics and Language Education in October 2020, and confirmed as a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK in December 2020. She is currently involved in research exploring multilingual communication, cross-cultural well-being and language education. Her PhD thesis explores language practices on social media. She has published papers in peer-reviewed books and journals, and presented at numerous international conferences in the areas of multilingualism, sociolinguistics and education drawing on feminist theories. She lectures in gender and literacy and explores the role of AI as emerging literacy skill in education and multilingual crisis translation.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate, The University of Queensland
  • 2016–present
    Unit Coordinator, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2014–2016
    Unit Coordinator, Western Sydney University


  • 2020 
    University of Queensland, PhD
  • 2017 
    Master of International Education, Masters
  • 2013 
    Diploma of Education, Diploma
  • 2013 
    Bachelor of Arts (Spanish and Latin American Studies), Bachelor


  • 2021
    'Staying with the trouble' of response-able Spanish bilingualism: A diffractive inquiry, Critical Inquiry in Language Studies
  • 2020
    Decoloniality, Spanish and Latin American studies in Australian universities: ¿es un mundo ch’ixi posible?, Third World Thematics: A TWQ Journal

Professional Memberships

  • International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA)
  • Association of Language Awareness (ALA)


Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK (SFHEA)