Guest lecture by Luke Plonsky (Northern Arizona University): Methodological reform in the quantitative applied linguistics research

07.04.2022 16:00 - 18:00

Associate professor Luke Plonsky (Northern Arizona University) will visit Leala and the Utuling language learning theme seminar on April 7, 2022 at 4 pm. The title for Luke’s talk is: ”Methodological reform in the quantitative applied linguistics research”. Please ask Ilmari Ivaska ( for the Zoom details.

Luke Plonsky (PhD, Michigan State) is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics at Northern Arizona University, where he teaches courses in SLA and research methods. His work in these and other areas has resulted in over 90 articles, book chapters, and books. Luke is Senior Associate Editor of Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Managing Editor of Foreign Language Annals, Co-Editor of De Gruyter Mouton’s Series on Language Acquisition, and Co-Director of the IRIS Database ( In addition to prior appointments at Georgetown and University College London, Luke has lectured in China, Japan, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, and Puerto Rico.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the latest advancements on the quantitative methodological front within applied linguistics!

All researchers are warmly welcome!

Ilmari Ivaska & Minna Maijala