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Current Visiting Colleagues


Junko Matsuzaki Carreira

Visiting April 2017–March 2018 from
Tokyo Keizai University


Junko Matsuzaki Carreira received her MA in English Language and Literature and completed her doctoral course in the Department of English and Literature at Tsuda College. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in Education from Tokyo Gakugei University United Graduate School of Education. She is a professor at Tokyo Keizai University. Her research interests include motivation, English education in Korea, language education using ICT, CLIL, etc. Her sponsoring SLS professor is Dr. Graham Crookes.


Tiina Räisänen

Visiting January 2017–June 2017 from
University of Jyväskylä, Finland


Tiina Räisänen (née Virkkula) is a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Language and Communication Studies, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Her longitudinal research on the development of professional communicative repertoires is funded by the Academy of Finland. She is interested in multilingualism, English used as a (business) lingua franca, intercultural communication and multimodality. Theoretically and methodologically her research combines ethnography, sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. At UH she is hosted by Professor Christina Higgins.