Lucilla Lopriore (MA TEFL, University of Reading, UK, 1997; Ph.D. in Italian L2, University for Foreigners, Siena, 2001) is Full Professor in English language and Translation at Roma Tre University (Department of Foreign languages, literatures and cultures), where she teaches English in both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and in the Ph.D. program.

Her main research fields and object of numerous publications have so far been language teacher education, early language learning, world Englishes, English as a lingua franca, data driven learning, aural comprehension, ESP, assessment, evaluation and CLIL.

She is currently the Italian coordinator of ENRICH KA2 Erasmus Project (2018-2021). Previously, she has been TESOL Italy President (1996-98), TESOL Intl. Board of Directors member (2001-2004), TESOL Intl. Research Professional Council chair (2016-2018), Italian coordinator of the European longitudinal research project ELLIE (Early Language Learning in Europe) (2006-2010) as well as the local coordinator of PRIN 2016-2019, English as a Lingua Franca in domain-specific contexts of intercultural communication.

She is an active member of AIA, TESOL Intl., AAAL, AILA, AILA Ren (ELF, HOLT, CLIL, Young Learners), EALTA.


A full list of her publications in available here