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Jean-Marc Dewaele


Jean-Marc Dewaele

Jean-Marc Dewaele is Professor of Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism at Birkbeck, University of London. He is particularly interested in the psychological and emotional aspects of foreign language learning and teaching. He has published over 350 papers and chapters. He has also (co-)edited and (co-)authored ten books and five special issues. He is the author of a monograph Emotions in Multiple Languages in 2010 (2nd ed. in 2013). He co-authored Questionnaires in Second Language Research (3rdedition in 2023) with Zoltan Dörnyei. 

He is President of the International Association for the Psychology of Language Learning (IAPLL) (2022-). Previously, he was President of the International Association of Multilingualism and of the European Second Language Association. He is currently editor of Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. He won the Equality and Diversity Research Award (2013) from the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, the Robert C. Gardner Award for Outstanding Research in Bilingualism (2016) from the International Association of Language and Social Psychology and he recently received the Distinguished Scholar Award (2022) from the European Second Language Association.

Additional information about Jean-Marc’s research and publications can be found in his homepage or

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