Associate Professor in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne

Russell Cross is Associate Professor in language and literacy education. He leads teaching and research initiatives with a focus on content and language integrated learning (CLIL), and teachers’ practice in languages education more broadly.

With a focus on the sociocultural and political nature of teachers’ work and knowledge, Russell’s work has appeared in Modern Language Journal, Teachers and Teaching and Language & Education, among others. With Trevor Gale from the University of Glasgow and Carmen Mills from the University of Queensland, Russell is Chief Investigator on the Australian Research Council’s national discovery project, Social justice dispositions informing teachers' pedagogy in advantaged and disadvantaged secondary schools.