Joint Co-ordinator. SARAH MERCER. Sarah teaches English at the University of Graz, where she has worked for over ten years. Her research interests include various aspects of the psychology surrounding the language learning experience, in particular self-concept, attribution and implicit theories. Email: email@example.com
Joint Co-ordinator and Electronic Manager. DANIEL XERRI. Daniel teaches on the MA TESOL at the University of Malta and chairs the ELT Council within the Ministry of Education and Employment, Malta. He holds a PhD in Education from the University of York. His main research interests are creativity, teacher education and development in ELT, and the interplay between teachers' beliefs and pedagogy. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Discussion List Moderator and Newsletter Co-editor. MARK WYATT. Mark Wyatt moderates the discussion board, co-edits the newsletter ELT Research, and is presently co-editing a volume of teacher research, springing from the ReSIG's 2015 conference in Izmir, Turkey. He is also involved in jointly planning the 2016 conference in Istanbul. Aside from this, he is currently based in Abu Dhabi, supporting the development of research skills at the Petroleum Institute, while also supervising PhD students at the University of Portsmouth. He has published in various journals including System, Language Teaching Research, Educational Action Research and ELT Journal since gaining a PhD in Education from the University of Leeds in 2008. This qualitative, longitudinal multi-case study, conducted in Oman, was focused on in-service English language teachers’ developing practical knowledge and self-efficacy beliefs. Email: email@example.com
Events Co-ordinator. BARBARA ROOSKEN is a teacher educator at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Tilburg, the Netherlands. She is currently doing an EdD at the University of Roehampton on the Resilience of beginning EFL teachers. Her research interests include teacher development, cultural diversity and early career teachers.
Newsletter Co-Editor. ANA INÉS SALVI. Ana is currently doing a PhD in Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick where she has completed an MA in English Language Teaching and been teaching Academic English in the Pre-sessional courses since 2010. Since then she has also been lecturing in Academic English and in Spanish at Coventry University. Previously, she has taught English as a Foreign Language in Argentina. Her research interests are Pedagogy of/ for Autonomy; Participatory Practitioner Research; Cooperative Development; Interdisciplinary Boundaries. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newsletter Co-editor. HARRY KUCHAH. Harry is Vice President for International Outreach in CAMELTA (the Cameroon English Language Teachers' Association) and teaches at the University of Bath. Email: email@example.com
Joint Outreach Co-coordinator. RICHARD SMITH. Richard is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK. He has professional and research interests in the following areas: History of language teaching & applied linguistics; Textbook research; Learner autonomy; Teacher development / practitioner research; Teaching English in 'difficult circumstances'. Email: R.C.Smith@warwick.ac.uk
Joint Outreach Co-coordinator. ELENA ONČEVSKA AGER. Elena works at Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Republic of Macedonia. She teaches academic writing and supports the development of pre-service EFL teachers in face-to-face and online contexts. Apart from second language teacher education and online learning, her research interests also include group dynamics, motivation and learner autonomy.
PCE Organizer. YASMIN DAR. Yasmin works as an EAP Tutor at the ELTU, University of Leicester. She is particularly interested in Teacher research and the role of ethics. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Relations and Publications Manager. DEBORAH BULLOCK. Deborah is a freelance educational consultant, writer and teacher trainer, specialising in Primary and Secondary English language teaching and development. She has professional and research interests in learner-centred approaches to assessment and aspects of teacher cognition. She previously worked with the British Council in a number of countries including India, Sri Lanka and Ukraine. Email: email@example.com
Membership Co-ordinator, E-news Co-editor and Scholarships Coordinator. LARYSA SANOTSKA. Larysa works in Lviv University, Ukraine. She has professional and research interests in TEFL, teaching and assessing academic writing, teacher training and teacher development. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
E-news Co-editor and Governance and Records Officer. NICOLA PERRY. Nicola is an EFL teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer, working on projects all over the world. She has an MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL. One of her research interests is in developing learner independence and encouraging teachers to become aware of how their own beliefs about education affect what they do in the classroom. She is on the IATEFL membership committee.
Teacher-research Conference Organiser. KENAN DİKİLİTAŞ. Kenan Dikilitaş is currently an Assistant Professor at the department of English language teaching at Bahçeşehir University, İstanbul, Turkey. He has published articles and edited books on teacher research as a professional development strategy. He has also conducted teacher research projects and has given hands-on workshops on how to do educational research across Turkey and overseas. His teacher training experience primarily includes supporting teacher research for professional development. His primary research interests are language teacher education, educational research, research into language teaching and learning, and linguistics for teaching pedagogy. Email: email@example.com
Treasurer. SIAN ETHERINGTON. Sian is a lecturer in TESOL at the University of Salford. Her research interests are in the teaching and learning of grammar, individual differences in language learning, particularly motivation and emotional aspects of language learning.
Development Officer. CHRISTINA GKONOU. Christina is Lecturer in TEFL and MA TEFL/TESOL Course Director at the Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex. Her research interests are in the psychology of language learning and teaching and in particular language anxiety and emotions. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org