Academic Profile


PhD in Applied Linguistics; Qualified English teacher. Currently residing in Japan. 

Research Interest
  • English applied linguistics
  • English vocabulary research
  • Language testing
  • Intercultural competence and international students' academic performance
Professional Activities:

Membership in professional organisations:
  • Secretary of Vocabulary SIG, BAAL (British Association for Applied Linguistics), 2014-2018
  • External Secretary of BPCS (British Postgraduate Chinese Studies network), 2016-2017
  • American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL)