Dr John Straker

Insessional Programme Manager

John is Programme Manager for the Insessional Programme. He teaches academic writing on Insessional support courses and credit-rated modules and provides one-to-one writing tutorials. His current research interest is in participation in multilingual/multicultural university classes.

Before joining the University of Exeter, John taught on the Insessional programme at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and English language and TESOL at Univalle, Colombia. He taught English as a Second Language in secondary schools and further education colleges for many years.

John  is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and the INTO Exeter institutional representative for BALEAP. John has an honorary appointment as an Associate Research Fellow in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies, University of Exeter.


BA (Hons.)  Sociology, University of Sussex 

BLitt  Applied English Lingusitics, University of Birmingham 

Advanced Certificate in TESOL, University of Leicester 

MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL, University of Leicester 

EdD Education, University of Exeter 

Email: J.O.Straker@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 [0]1392 725465