Sonia López-Serrano is a researcher at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) and an English lecturer at the University of La Laguna. Her main research interests are the language learning potential of L2 writing tasks and written corrective feedback, and the effects of learning contexts on L2 vocabulary and pragmatic development. Her latest publications include a chapter in the book Writing and language learning: Advancing research agendas (John Benjamins) and an article in the journal Studies in Second Language Acquisition. She is also the co-editor of the volumen Learning context effects: Study abroad, formal instruction and international immersion clasrooms of the EuroSLA Studies series.
At UCM, she is a member of the research group “The Role of English in the Internationalization of Spanish Higher Education”. As such, she currently participates in the research project SHIFT (Understanding the Internationalisation of Higher Education from the Student Perspective: A Longitudinal Examination of Disciplinary Literacies in English-Medium Education) funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education (PID2019-103862RB-100). Moreover, she has participated in different funded research projects both at the national and international level, including the European COST Project on Study Abroad Research in European Perspective. (2015-2020). For more information you visit her Researchgate profile.