Committees

 

AILA has nine standing committees. They have three-year terms and all are appointed by the President who keeps in mind the need for geographic representation.

Editorial Board of AILA Applied Linguistics Series (AALS)

The Editorial Board of AILA Applied Linguistics Series oversees the planning and quality of future book publications. The committee is chaired by the Publications Coordinator. In addition, one Executive Board (EB) Member-at-Large, one member of the International Committee (IC) and three well-regarded scholars (selected by the Publications Coordinator in consultation with the President).

Chair:

Antje Wilton, University of Siegen, Germany

Members:

Hanele Dufva, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Susan Gass, Michigan State University, USA

Folkert Kuiken, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Rosa M. Manchon, University of Murcia, Spain

Susanne Niemeier, University Koblenz-Landau, Germany

Anne Pitkanen-Huhta, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Hisako Yamauchi, Fukuoka University, Japan

 

Editorial Board of AILA Review

The Editorial Board of AILA Review oversees the planning and quality of future issues. The committee is chaired by the Publications Coordinator. In addition, one Executive Board (EB) Member-at-Large, one member of the International Committee (IC) and two well-regarded scholars.

Chair:

Antje Wilton, University of Siegen, Germany

Members:

Branca Falabella Fabricio, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Limin Jin, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China

Rosa M. Manchon, University of Murcia, Spain

Barbara Seidlhofer, University of Vienna, Austria

 

Endorsement Committee

The Endorsements Committee scouts policies already (or not yet) endorsed by our national affiliates and makes suggestions for global endorsements to the AILA EBIC.

The committee is chaired by the Vice President and is made up of at least two additional members: one EB member and one IC member.

Chair:

Azirah Hashim, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Members:

Susan Hunston, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Claire Kramsch, University of California Berkeley, USA

Susanna NocchiTechnological University Dublin, Ireland

Daniel Perrin, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland

Andrea Sterzuk, University of Regina, Canada

 

Honorary Award Committee

The Honorary Award Committee has as its purpose to administer the selection of Honorary Members. It is chaired by a member-at-large and includes three members of the International Committee (IC).

Chair:

Susan Hunston, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Members:

Sarah O'Brien, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Meilutė Ramonienė, Vilnius University, Lithuania

 

IACC Committee

Chair:

Daniel Perrin, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland

Members:

Paula Szundy, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marjolijn Verspoor, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

 

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is charged with the responsibility of creating a viable group of candidates for each of the Executive Board (EB) positions.The committee is chaired by the Past President and is made up of two additional members: one EB member and one member of the International Committee (IC).

Chair:

Claire Kramsch, University of California Berkeley, USA

Members:

Markus Bieswanger, University of Bayreuth, Germany

Ee Ling Low, National Institute of Education, Singapore

 

ReN Committee

The ReN committee oversees all matters pertaining to ReN activities including decisions about approval and continuation of ReNs. The committee is chaired by the ReN coordinator. In addition, one member-at-large and three members of the International Committee (IC) will serve on the committee.

Chair:

Laura Gurzynski-Weiss, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Current Members:

Laurie Anderson, University of Siena, Arezzo, Italy

Anne Pitkanen-Huhta, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Lian Zhang, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China

 

Solidarity Award Committee

The Solidarity Award Committee has as its purpose to administer the selection of awardees for each World Congress. The committee is chaired by the Vice President, its members are two members of the International Committee (IC). One of them is the IC representative from the upcoming AILA World Congress host country.

Chair:

Azirah Hashim, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Members:

Andrea Sterzuk, University of Regina, Canada

Marjolijn Verspoor, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

 

Strategic Collaboration Committtee

The Strategic Collaboration Committee ensures strategic collaboration with globally relevant organizations with overlapping strategic objectives and evaluates new potential collaboration partners. The committee is co-chaired by the President and an additional member and is made up of at least two additional members: one EB member and one IC member or coo-opted member.

Chair:

Bernd Rueschoff, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Members:

Javier Martin, Universidad de La Rioja, Logroño (La Rioja), Spain

Sanna Olkkonen, University of Turku, Finland

Anne Pakir, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Daniel Perrin, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland

Steve Thorne, Portland State University, U.S.A. & University of Groningen, Sweden