Pia Sundqvist

Pia Sundqvist (PhD) is Professor of English Language Education at the University of Oslo, Norway. Her research interests are in the field of applied linguistics and include informal language learning, in particular the relation between extramural English and gaming, English language teaching, and the assessment of L2 oral proficiency. Sundqvist is the author of Extramural English in Teaching and Learning: From Theory and Research to Practice (with Sylvén, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), Motivational Practice: Insights from the Classroom (with Henry and Thorsen, Studentlitteratur, 2019), and Testing Talk: Ways to Assess Second Language Oral Proficiency (with Sandlund, Bloomsbury Academic, in press). Her most recent edited book is The Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Teaching Beyond the Classroom (with Reinders and Lai, 2022, Routledge). Sundqvist’s work has appeared in outlets such as Applied Linguistics, Journal of Pragmatics, Journal of Second Language Writing, Language and Linguistics Compass, Language Learning, Language Learning & Technology, Language Testing, ReCALL, System, and TESOL Quarterly. She is involved in several research projects and is currently the Primary Investigator of STAGE (STarting AGe and Extramural English: Learning English in and outside of school in Norway and Flanders), funded by the Research Council of Norway. Sundqvist, who is a native of Sweden, is the current president of the Swedish Association of Applied Linguistics (ASLA) and Editor-in-Chief of its journal.