Staff Profiles

Dr Chris Rizza

Senior Lecturer in English Language and Communication

School of Education

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr Chris Rizza

Phone number: +44 (0)1865 488523



Chris obtained his BA in Modern Languages (French and Italian) from the University of Bristol, before doing his MA in Applied Linguistics at the University of Reading. He received his PhD in Applied Linguistics from the Open University. He has been at Oxford Brookes since 2006 and is Senior Lecturer in English Language and Communication. Chris also has extensive experience in teaching English as a foreign language, working in Italy, Japan and Brazil, as well as in schools in the UK.