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Professor Roumyana Slabakova

Professor Roumyana Slabakova

Chair in Applied Linguistics

Research interests

  • Generative linguistic theory and the second language (L2) acquisition
  • Acquisition of grammatical structure and its interaction with meaning
  • Online and offline psycholinguistic methodologies

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Professor Roumyana Slabakova is the Chair of Applied Linguistics at the University of Southampton. She is Head of Research of the Modern Languages and Linguistics department. Professor Slabakova has published over seventy articles in first-tier scholarly journals and thirty chapters; she has written four monographs and edited three volumes. She is the co-Editor of the journal Second Language Research (SAGE) and of the book series Language Acquisition and Lingustic Disorders (John Benjamins). She sits on numerous scientific advisory boards and is a foreign member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.