Centre for Languages and Literature

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University


I am Associate Professor of English Linguistics at Lund University and Visiting Professor of English at Linnaeus University, Sweden.

My background is the following:

B.A. in English, Swedish and Swedish as a Foreign Language (Lund University, 1990)

M.A. in Language Education (Lund University, 1990)

M.Phil. in English and Applied Linguistics (Cambridge University, 1993)

PhD in English and Applied Linguistics (Cambridge University, 1997)

Associate Professor (Lund University, 2012)

Visiting Professor of English (Linneaus University, 2018-)

Research: Second Language Acquisition, English Language Education, Language Policy and Planning, Higher Education Pedagogy.

Principal Investigator of MultiLingual Spaces - a 4-year project funded by the Swedish Research Council (2017-2020) in collaboration with Henrik Gyllstad (Lund), Erica Sandlund (Karlstad) and Pia Sundqvist (Karlstad and Oslo).

My research appears in leading international journals, edited book volumes and in conference proceedings.


About the research

My research is in the areas of language education, multilingual education, multilingualism, second language acquisition, language-in-education policy and learning and teaching in higher education. My research focus is on English within these fields.


Books (2)
Editorships (1)
Articles (7)
Book chapters (12)
Conference contributions (54)
Reports (4)
Reviews (3)
Supervision at Lund University (2)

Research portal (Lund University)

Other tasks and qualifications

Assistant Head of Department (2009-2012, 2014)
Deputy Head of Department (2009-2011)

MA in Language Education, English and Swedish for the upper-secondary school level

My research concerns the English language, covering the areas of foreign language vocabulary development (my PhD), language education, second language acquisition, language policy and planning and higher education pedagogy. My work appears in international journals (The Modern Language Journal, Internet and Higher Education), as book chapters (Routledge, John Benjamins, St Jerome, Cambridge Scholars Publishers and Lund University Press) as well as in international and local conference proceedings (The ALSA-symposium, for instance).

I serve on the editorial board of "Translation and Translanguaging in Multilingual Contexts", a journal published by John Benjamins.

I have reviewed manuscripts for the following journals:

The Modern Language Journal Nordic Journal of English Studies
The European Journal of Applied Linguistics
Translation and Translanguaging in Multilingual Contexts
The Internet and Higher Education
Studia Linguistica
Language, Culture and Curriculum
Journal of Immersion and Content-Based Language Education The International Journal of Multilingualism
International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Language and Intercultural Communication TESOL Quarterly Classroom Discourse

Supervisor for one PhD student (completed 2007) and one Licentiate student (completed 2015), co-supervisor for one PhD student and several Licentiate students.

Marie Källkvist

English Studies
Centre for Languages and Literature

Contact information

E-mail marie.kallkvistenglund.luse

Phone +46 46 222 75 54

Visiting address Helgonabacken 12, Lund

Postal address Box 201, 221 00 Lund

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