Dr. Beatriz Lorente

Associated researcher

Research interests

  • Sociolinguistics of globalization
  • Language and migration
  • Language and work
  • Language policy

Research projects (collaboration)


A Web of Care

Linguistic resources and the management of labor in the healthcare industry


01.2015 - 09.2019

Using the healthcare industry as a site of study, this project aims to uncover the conditions in which particular configurations of language proficiency and speakers become desired commodities, as the demands of globally mobile patients are...