Hanna Ragnarsdóttir is a Professor in the School of Education at the University of Iceland, where she completed a BA degree in Anthropology and History in 1984. She obtained an MSc degree in Anthropology from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1986, and a Dr. philos in Education from the University of Oslo, Norway, in 2007. She has published widely in international and national journals and edited six books. Her research interests include immigrants and refugees in Icelandic society and schools, multicultural education, and school reform. She has led a number of Nordic and national research projects, including Learning Spaces for Inclusion and Social Justice: Success Stories from Immigrant Students and School Communities in Four Nordic Countries (2013-2015), funded by NordForsk and the Icelandic Research Centre, and Educational Aspirations, Opportunities and Challenges for Immigrants in University Education in Iceland (2016-2018), funded by the Icelandic Research Centre.Samúel Lefever is an Associate Professor at the University of Iceland, where he teaches language teaching methodology. He completed a BA degree in Sociology at Kansas State University, USA, in 1978 and an MA in Education in Teaching English as a Second Language at the University of Kansas, USA, in 1993. He has conducted research on the English skills of young children in Iceland and on English teaching and learning at all school levels. His recent publications include articles and chapters which focus on immigrants’ language use and participation in Icelandic schools and society.