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Dr. Gessica De Angelis

Assistant Professor (C.L.C.S.)
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Gessica De Angelis is Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics in the Centre for Language and Communication Studies and she is also Fellow of Trinity College Dublin (elected in 2016). She holds a B.A. Hons in Foreign Languages and Literature (English and Russian) from the University of Turin, Italy, an M.A. in Italian from the University of Pittsburgh, USA and a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Her main research interests are in multilingual language acquisition, crosslinguistic influence, multilingual language development, multilingualism in the workplace, multilingual testing and assessment, and multilingualism in education. She has published and lectured widely on aspects of individual multilingualism, with a specific interest in the area of language acquisition and the role of background languages in the language acquisition process. She has engaged in international research in Europe and Canada for over two decades. Dr. De Angelis is author of "Third or Additional Language Acquisition" (2007, Multilingual Matters). She is also co-editor of "New Trends in Crosslinguistic Influence and Multilingualism research" (2011, Multilingual Matters), "Learning and teaching in multilingual contexts. Conceptual, sociolinguistic and educational perspectives (2014, Multilingual Matters) and "Crosslinguistic influence and crosslinguistic interaction in multilingual language learning" (2015, Bloombsbury). She is former Vice-President of the International Association of Multilingualism (2009-11; 2011-2013).
  bilingualism and multilingualism   CROSSLINGUISTIC INFLUENCE   Italian Language/Literature   LANGUAGE ACQUISITION   Migration, multilingualism, multiculturalism   THIRD LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
 Bridging the gap between linguistics and the medical profession: beliefs about bi-/multilingualism among general practitioners and nurses in the Dublin area  
 Language learning and mathematical learning: is there a multilingual benefit for both?
 Multilingual language development in children with migratory background in the trilingual Ladin school system of South Tyrol, Italy

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Vice-President, elected; International Association of Multilingualism 2009-2011;
Vice-President, elected, International Association of Multilingualism 2012-2014
Treasurer, elected; International Association of Multilingualism 2014-2016
Expert/Reviewer, Scientific Board of the Spanish National Evaluation and Foresight Agency (ANEP) From 2014
Expert/Reviewer, Dutch government NWO Talent Programme - Veni Scheme 2020
Expert/Reviewer, The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) From 2015
External Examiner, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University College Cork From 2018-19
Ph.D. External Examiner - University of Barcelona, Spain 2013
External Examiner, Postgraduate Confirmation (Opposition) - University of Lund, Sweden 2015
Member of the Scientific Committee - Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism conference - University of Zagreb, Croatia 2020
Member of the Scientific Committee - Metacognition in multilingual development conference - University of Innsbruck, Austria 2019
Member of the Scientific Committee - 3rd International Conference du GIS ReAL2: Crosslinguistic Influence - where are we today? - Toulouse, France 2019
Member of the Scientific Committee - Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism conference, University of Vienna, Austria 2016
Member of the Scientific Committee - Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism conference - University of Lisbon, Portugal 2018
Member of the Scientific Committee - Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism conference - University of Uppsala, Sweden 2014
Peer-reviewer for international journals: Australian Journal of Linguistics; Bilingual Education and Bilingualism; Cultura y Educacion; International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education (IJBIDE); International Journal of Bilingual Education; International Journal of Multilingualism; Journal of Immersion and Content-Based Language Education; Journal of Applied Linguistics/Rivista di Psicolinguistica Applicata (RiPLA); Language Awareness; Language Learning; Quaderni di Italianistica; Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition From 2012
Peer-reviewer for major publishers: John Benjamins; Multilingual Matters; Routledge From 2012
Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Multilingualism From 2015
Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education From 2013
Member of the Editorial Board, Quaderni di Italianistica 2007-2010
Member of the Editorial Board, Quaderni di Italinistica 2013-2015
Member of the Editorial Board, Collana Chirone. Processi e progetti educativi e di sviluppo nelle differenti etĂ  e nei diversi contesti di vita.Edizioni Junior-Gruppo Spaggiari Bergamo, Italy From 2014
Member of the Editorial Board, Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition From 2016
Member of PhD International Board, University of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain 2019
Member of PhD International Board, European Doctorate, Universidad de Navarra, Spain January 2016
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Medium Basic Basic
Italian Fluent Fluent Fluent
Spanish Fluent Medium Medium
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International Association of Multilingualism - Main positions held: Treasurer (2014-2016) Vice-President (2009-11; 2011-2013) Board Member (2005-2007; 2007-2009) 2004
Canadian Society for Italian Studies 2002
Increasing the employability of language graduates in the Canadian job market: challenges for academic departments and employers in, editor(s)Scarci, Manuela , Saggi in onore di Olga Pugliese, 2020, [De Angelis, Gessica], Book Chapter, SUBMITTED
Crosslinguistic influence and multiple language acquisition and use in, editor(s)David Singleton and Larissa Aronin , Twelve Lectures in Multilingualism, Bristol, Multilingual Matters, 2019, pp163 - 177, [Gessica De Angelis], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
De Angelis, Gessica, The Bilingual Advantage and the Language Background Bias, Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition, 5, (2), 2019, p11 - 23, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Dealing with multilingualism in quantitative research in, editor(s)J. McKinley and H. Rose , Doing Research in Applied Linguistics, London, New York, Routledge, 2017, pp91 - 100, [De Angelis, Gessica], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
English L3 learning in a multilingual context: the role of socioeconomic status and L2 exposure within the living community in, editor(s)Y. Ruiz de Zarobe and L. Ruiz de Zarobe , Multilingualism and L2 Acquisition: New perspectives on current research, London, New York, Routledge, 2017, pp35 - 52, [De Angelis, Gessica], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
De Angelis, Gessica, PLENARY ADDRESS: The multilingual benefit in language learning and mathematical learning, 29th International Conference on Second/Foreign Language Acquisition, Szczyrk, Poland, 18-20 May , 2017, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Dahm, Rebecca and De Angelis, Gessica, The role of mother tongue literacy in language learning and mathematical learning. Is there a multilingual benefit for both? , International Journal of Multilingualism, 2017, p1 - 20, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Browne, H., & De Angelis, G. , The Multilingual Times: Breaking the language barrier between journalism and science., Higher Education in Transformation Symposium, Canada, 2-4 November , 2016, Conference Paper, PRESENTED  URL
Browne, Harry and De Angelis, Gessica, Multilingual Times, ECREA Journalism and Communication Education, University of Navarra, 19-20 May, 2016, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
De Angelis, Gessica, Jessner, Ulrike and Kresić, Marijana (Eds) , Crosslinguistic influence and crosslinguistic interaction in multilingual language learning. , London, Bloombsbury, 2015, 1 - 260pp, Book, PUBLISHED
  

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De Angelis, Gessica, The Multilingual Benefit, Multilingualism identities across the lifespan. Working seminar, Trinity Long Room Hub, TCD, 13 May , 2017, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
De Angelis, Gessica, Finding a job in academia, Donostia conference for young researchers, Donostia, Basque Country, 3 March, 2016, International Association of Multilingualism, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
De Angelis, Gessica, Bilingualism and the Multilingual Times, DIT, Dublin, 10 February, 2016, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
De Angelis, Gessica, Third language acquisition and the L2 proficiency factor, University of Barcelona, 21 May , 2013, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Esempi di elaborati in, Risultati dell'analisi linguistica: 5e classi scuole primarie, Istitut Pedagogish Ladin, 2009, pp43 - 46, [De Angelis, Gessica], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Risultati complessivi in, Risultati dell'analisi linguistica: 5e classi scuole primarie. [Result of linguistic analysis: 5th grade], Istitut Pedagogish Ladin, 2009, pp35 - 42, [De Angelis, Gessica], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Criteri di analisi in, Risultati dell'analisi linguistica: 5e classi scuole primarie. [Result of linguistic analysis: 5th grade], Istitut Pedagogish Ladin, 2009, pp33-34 - [De Angelis, Gessica], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Il Quadro Comune Europeo di Riferimento e il Portfolio Europeo delle Lingue. [The Common European Framework of Reference and the European Language Portfolio] in, editor(s)Patota, G. and Romanelli, N. (authors) , Percorso Italia, Novara, De Agostini, 2008, [De Angelis, Gessica], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED

  

Award Date
Fellow, Trinity College 2016
Habilitation to Associate Professor - Ministry of Education, University and Research - Italy (www.miur.it) 2014
Nominated for Provost Teaching Award 2014