I am a PhD student at the University of Warwick and my research interests include athlete acculturation in elite sport, cross-cultural adjustment and sports communication.
I am currently working on a cross-disciplinary project which is supervised by Dr Jo Angouri and Dr Kieran File. My research is funded by the Economics and Social Research Council.
My research centres on the adjustment experiences of international athletes in the United Kingdom. The project seeks to explore the challenges and general experiences of migrating players who have moved to British clubs in a variety of team sports. The primary goal of the research is to better understand how transnational adjustment can impact on athletic performance and team cohesion, and to develop strategies that can facilitate transition.
- MSc in Intercultural Communication for Business (Distinction), University of Warwick, UK.
- BA in English Language and Linguistics (First), University of Wolverhampton, UK.
- 8th Sport and Society, Imperial College, London. 10th -11th July. Narratives of Sports Migration: Acculturation through the Eyes of Migrant Athletes, their Teammates, and Coaches.
- 5th i-Mean Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol. 6th-8th April. Narratives of Sports Migration
- Interconnections Between Culture and Behaviour: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. February 2016, Warwick University
- 19th Warwick Postgraduate International Conference in Applied Linguistics. June 2016, Coventry
- ESRC PGR Conference. June 2016, Liverpool
- Leadership & Diversity in Organisations. September 2016, Canterbury
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