Academic profile

Angeliki Psaltou-Joycey is Professor Emerita of Applied Linguistics at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, School of English, Faculty of Philosophy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature from the same School, a Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from the Institute of Education, University of London, UK, an MA in Linguistics and English Language Teaching (EFL) from the University of Leeds, UK, and a PhD in Linguistics from the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. The title of her thesis is: The temporal, aspectual, and pragmatic functions of the Perfect in Modern Greek (1991). Her academic and research interests and her publications are in the areas of SLA, Language Learning Strategies and other Individual Differences in SLA, Individual Multilingualism (Plurilingualism), Methodology of Teaching English and Modern Greek as a Second/Foreign Language, Contrastive Linguistics, as well as Tense and Aspect. She has authored Language Learning Strategies in the Foreign Language Classroom (2010), co-authored The Temporal System of Modern Greek: Studies from the Perspective of Greek as a Foreign Language [in Greek] (2011), co-edited Cross-Curricular Approaches to Language Education (2014) and Language Learning Strategies: Theoretical Issues and Applied Perspectives (2017), and edited Foreign Language Learning Strategy Instruction: A Teacherís Guide (2015). She has published her work in books, international journals, and conference proceedings and sits on the editorial boards of Greek and international academic journals. During 1998-2014 she was the elected president of the Greek Applied Linguistics Association (GALA), the national affiliate of AILA. From 1997-2017 she was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Applied Linguistics (JAL). She has teaching experience both at undergraduate and postgraduate university levels, and experience in several administrative posts. Prior to her employment at the School of English, she taught English as a foreign language in private and state secondary schools.