Dra. Christina Gkonou

University of Essex

Sesión: The emotional rollercoaster of language teaching

Christina Gkonou is Associate Professor of TESOL and MA TESOL Programme Leader in the
Department of Language and Linguistics at the University of Essex, UK. She is also Deputy
Director of Education in the same Department. She convenes postgraduate modules on teacher
education and development, and on psychological aspects surrounding the foreign language
learning and teaching experience. She is co-editor of New Directions in Language Learning
Psychology (with Sarah Mercer and Dietmar Tatzl), New Insights into Language Anxiety: Theory,
Research and Educational Implications (with Jean-Marc Dewaele and Mark Daubney), and The
Emotional Rollercoaster of Language Teaching (with Jean-Marc Dewaele and Jim King). She is
also co-author of MYE: Managing Your Emotions Questionnaire (with Rebecca L. Oxford) and
has published a number of research articles in international, peer-reviewed journals. She is
currently co-authoring a book (with Kate Brierton) for Cambridge University Press on The
Flourishing School: Cultivating wellbeing for teachers and leaders, which will be out in spring

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