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Board 2014-2016


 

PRESIDENT

Email:  jasone.cenoz@ehu.es

JASONE CENOZ
 is Professor of Education at the University of the Basque Country. Her research focuses bilingualism and multilingualism in education. She is the editor of ‘the International Journal of Multilingualism’. She has published extensively in international journals and has edited in collaboration with other colleagues several books on bilingualism and multilingualism. Her most recent books are 'Towards Multilingual Education” (2009, Multilingual Matters) and The Multiple Realities of Multilingualism (with Elka Todeva, 2009, Mouton de Gruyter). She is also the Coordinator of Education of the National Assessment and Planning Agency (Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology) and has been publications coordinator of AILA.

 

VICE-PRESIDENT

Email: jmdewaele@aol.com

JEAN-MARC DEWAELE is Professor of Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism at Birkbeck, University of London. He has published widely on individual differences in psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic, pragmatic, psychological and emotional aspects of Second Language Acquisition and Multilingualism.  He has published a book Emotions in Multiple Languages in 2010 with Palgrave Macmillan. He is former president of the European Second Language Association, Convenor of the AILA Research Network Multilingualism: Acquisition and Use and Executive Committee member of the International Association of Multilingualism. He is father of a trilingual daughter.
 

TREASURER

Email: gessica.deangelis@tcd.ie

GESSICA DE ANGELIS holds a Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures (1990 - Università degli Studi di Torino), Master in Italian (1995- University of Pittsburgh, USA) and Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (2002- Birkbeck College, University of London, UK). Diploma in Translation (1989- Technical and Humanities) from the Institute of Linguistics, London, UK. Her research interests lie in the fields of third or additional language acquisition, crosslinguistic influence and foreign language education. She has taught Italian language in academic and non-academic environments for more than 15 years in Italy, England, USA and Canada. Over the years, she also taught seminars in Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Education in universities in England, Spain and Canada. In 2007 she published the book Third or Additional Language Acquisition (Multilingual Matters) and in 2011 co-edited with Jean-Marc Dewaele the volume New Trends in Crosslinguistic Influence and Multilingualism Research (Multilingual Matters). She is also the author of several articles in journals and edited volumes on multilingualism. She is Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.



SECRETARY


Email: mariapilar.safont@uji.es

 M.PILAR SAFONT is Associate Professor at the University Jaume I in Castelló (Spain), where she teaches BA courses on Sociolinguistics and MA courses on Multilingual Education. Her research focuses on the development of pragmatic competence in learners of English as a third language, the analysis of factors affecting L3 pragmatics and early multilingual pragmatics.  She has carried out various studies on the acquisition and use of specific speech acts by third language learners of English, and she has published part of her work in international journals like The International Journal of Multilingualism, The International Journal of Bilingualism, and The Journal of Pragmatics. She has authored and co-edited a number of volumes published by Multilingual Matters, Springer, Peter Lang, Rodopi or Cambridge Scholars. 

MEMBER AT LARGE

Email: raphael.berthele@unifr.ch


RAPHAEL BERTHELE is Professor of Multilingualism at the Department of Multilingualism at the bilingual University of Fribourg/Freiburg, Switzerland. He is also on the board of directors and a founding member of the Fribourg Institute of Multilingualism. His research interests cover various aspects of multilingual language using and learning, both from a cognitive and a social perspective. His most recent work focuses on the empirical investigation of receptive multilingualism.



MEMBER AT LARGE
Email:  sflynn@mit.edu

SUZANNE FLYNN  received her Ph.D. from Cornell University and is Professor of Linguistics and Language Acquisition at MIT. Her research focuses on the acquisition of various aspects of syntax by both children and adults in bilingual, second and third language acquisition contexts. Her work has also focused on the neural representation of the multilingual brain as well as on the phonological and acoustic underpinnings of accent. She is the author/editor of several books as well as the author of many articles published in journals and edited volumes. Most recently, she has begun empirical investigations with children on the autism spectrum and with adults diagnosed with early onset of dementia. She is also the co-editor of the journal Syntax.
 

MEMBER AT LARGE
Email: danuta.gabrys@gmail.com

DANUTA GABRYS-BARKER is a Professor of English at the University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland, where she lectures and supervises M.A. and Ph.D. theses in applied linguistics, psycholinguistics and especially in second language acquisition. She also works as a teacher trainer. Her main areas of interest are multilingualism (especially at the level of mental lexicon and syntax), neurolinguistics and psycholinguistics (modalities, learner profiles and affectivity). As a teacher trainer she lectures on research methods in second language acquisition and TEFL projects. Her major concern is the role of action research in teacher development. Prof Gabryś-Barker has published approximately a hundred articles nationally as well as internationally and a book Aspects of multilingual storage, processing and retrieval, Katowice: University of Silesia Press, 2005. She has edited a volume Morphosyntactic Issues in Second Language Acquisition, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 2008. A book Action research in teacher development edited by her was published in 2011 by University of Silesia Press. At the moment her book on Reflectivity in pre-service teacher education is in press and will hopefully come out this year.
 

MEMBER AT LARGE
Email:hufeisen@spz.tu-darmstadt.de

BRITTA HUFEISEN is a professor of multilingualism research and applied linguistics at Darmstadt technical university in Germany. Her main research interests are on German as a second foreign language and the writing process in L3. She received her PhD at Kassel university in 1990, held a post-doc position at Kassel university and was an Assistant Professor of German Applied Linguistics at the University of Alberta, Canada, before she returned to Germany, Darmstadt in 1996.
 

MEMBER AT LARGE
Email: mueller-lance@phil.uni-mannheim.de

JOHANNES MÜLLER-LANCE is a professor of linguistics at the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Mannheim (Germany). He holds a degree of High School language teacher (French, Latin) and a PhD of Romance Philology based on a doctoral thesis concerning the development from Latin syntax to modern French. His research interests cover language history, linguistics of the media, and the acquisition of multilingualism. In the last-named field, apart from various articles in journals and edited volumes, he authored Der Wortschatz romanischer Sprachen im Tertiärspracherwerb (2003/2006) and edited, together with Claudia Riehl, Ein Kopf - viele Sprachen (2002). He is an advisory board member of the book series Thema Sprache – Wissenschaft für den Unterricht (editors: Lena Heine & Björn Rothstein) and occasionally advises the education ministries of two German federal states (Baden-Württemberg, Rheinland-Pfalz) with reference to questions concerning language teachers instruction.


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