Dr Sal Consoli is Assistant Professor at The Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh. Previously, Dr Consoli worked at other universities in the UK and Hong Kong. His research focuses on the psychology of language learning and teaching with specific emphasis on student motivation and learner engagement as well as language teacher wellbeing. He also has an active interest in research ethics and reflexivity in applied linguistics. Dr Consoli has published in various international peer-reviewed journals, such as TESOL Quarterly, System, and the Journal of English for Academic Purposes. He has developed the concept of life capital which offers a lens to account for (language) learners’ and teachers’ life stories and understand how these interact with learning and teaching experiences. Dr Consoli has co-edited a Special Issue on Narrative Inquiry for the journal System and one on Research Engagement for the journal Educational Action Research. He is also co-editor of Reflexivity in Applied Linguistics (Routledge, 2023).