Person

Henrik Gyllstad

Reader, Senior Lecturer

  • English Studies
  • Centre for Languages and Literature

Contact information

E-mail henrik.gyllstadenglund.luse

Phone +46 46 222 75 57

Room SOL:H317c

Visiting address
Helgonabacken 12, Lund

Postal address
Box 201, 221 00 Lund

Internal post code 20

I am an Associate Professor (Habil.) in English Linguistics here at the Centre for Languages and Literature. My teaching is mainly focused on vocabulary and phraseology, language testing and assessment, scientific methods, and academic writing.

In terms of current research activities, my work is mainly focused on the following three strands:

* Multilingualism and what role an individual's total linguistic repertoire may play when learning an additional language (in the project 'MultiLingual Spaces')

* Second Language Acquisition (SLA), where I mainly investigate how words and phrases are processed and represented in the multilingual mental lexicon, using psycholinguistic methods and approaches.

* Language Testing and Assessment; here I am especially interested in validity and reliability aspects to do with tests of vocabulary and phraseology.

For more information about my research, click on the links here below.

Research

My profile in Lund University research portal

Books (1)

Editorships (3)

Articles (13)

Book chapters (12)

Encyclopaedia entries (1)

Conference contributions (67)

Working papers (2)

Reviews (1)

Articles in specialist publications and popular press (1)

Supervision at Lund University (1)

Teaching

Other tasks and qualifications

Supervision of doctoral students
  • I have supervised two doctoral students up to completion and received PhD: Anika Lloyd-Smith, Konstanz University in Germany, March 2020 (as assistant supervisor), and Lari-Valtteri Suhonen, Lund University, December 2020 (as main supervisor).
  • Currently, I am the main supervisor for one doctoral student (Elin Nylander, Lund University).
Examination of doctoral theses
I have been an Opponent/External Examiner for ten PhD Theses: 2012 (Suhad Sonbul), and 2013 (Paweł Szudarski), both at the University of Nottingham, UK; 2014 (Robert Lee Revier), at Aarhus University, Denmark), 2015 (Ketty Holmström) at Lund University (as a substitute committee member); 2016 (Mélodie Garnier), at the University of Nottingham, UK; 2019 (Richard LaBontee), at Gothenburg University, Sweden, and (Per Snoder), at Stockholm University); 2020 (Joanne Yager) at Lund University (as a substitute committee member), Sweden; 2020 (Juan Tang Castillo) at the University of Hong Kong, China, and 2020 (Phillipe Collberg) at Lund University (as a substitute committee member), Sweden.

Reviewer for scientific journals and research funding bodies

  • I am a member of the Editorial Board for the journal ITL - International Journal of Applied Linguistics (published by John Benjamins), and the journal Lingua (published by Elsevier)
  • Together with Elke Peters I am an associate editor for the area of 'Lexis' for the second edition of The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, to be published by Wiley-Blackwell
  • I regularly get asked to review papers for established international scientific journals, and over the years I have carried out reviews for the following (in alphabetical order):

'Applied Linguistics'; 'Applied Linguistics Review'; 'Applied Psycholinguistics'; 'Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory'; 'Frontiers in Psychology'; 'International Journal of Applied Linguistics'; 'International Journal of Corpus Linguistics'; 'International Journal of Learner Corpus Research'; 'International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching'; 'ITL - International Journal of Applied Linguistics'; 'Journal of Psycholinguistic Research'; 'Language Assessment Quarterly'; 'Language Awareness'; 'Language Learning'; 'Language Learning & Technology'; 'Language Teaching'; 'Language Teaching Research'; 'Language Testing'; 'Lingua'; 'Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism'; 'Modern Language Journal'; 'Reading in a Foreign Language'; 'Second Language Research'; 'Studia Linguistica'; 'Studies in Second Language Acquisition'; 'System'; 'TESOL Quarterly'; 'The Mental Lexicon'.

  • I have also reviewed articles for the Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (published by Wiley Blackwell), and book proposals for Routledge and Cambridge University Press.
  • I have reviewed research grant proposals for funding bodies in Belgium (FWO) and the Netherlands (NWO, the Dutch Research Council).
  • During 2021 I was a member of the Review Panel for UV-4 Subject Didactics, part of Educational Sciences at the Swedish Research Council, and during 2022 I am a member and vice chair of this panel.
  • I am a member of the Steering Committee of the research environment/group LAMiNATE at the joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology at Lund University.
Henrik Gyllstad

Reader, Senior Lecturer

  • English Studies
  • Centre for Languages and Literature

Contact information

E-mail henrik.gyllstadenglund.luse

Phone +46 46 222 75 57

Room SOL:H317c

Visiting address
Helgonabacken 12, Lund

Postal address
Box 201, 221 00 Lund

Internal post code 20

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