Dr Gwennan Higham joined the Welsh Department at Swansea University as Lecturer in October 2016, having previously completed a doctorate at the School of Welsh, Cardiff University, on teaching Welsh to immigrants; platform to an inclusive Welsh citizenship. She has experience in teaching Welsh to adults, especially developing Welsh language provision for immigrants. In 2020, she won the Learned Society of Wales’ Dillwyn Medal (Humanities & Creative Arts), awarded in recognition of early career research excellence. Between 2016-2019, she managed a European project entitled 'Communication competences for migrants in bilingual work communities'. Her latest book is entitled: 'Creu dinasyddiaeth i Gymru: mewnfudo rhyngwladol a'r Gymraeg' (UWP 2020).