Zoltán Dörnyei is Professor of Psycholinguistics in the School of English Studies, University of Nottingham. He has published over 60 academic papers on various aspects of second language acquisition and language teaching methodology, and is the author of several books, including Motivational Strategies in the Language Classroom (2001; Cambridge University Press), The Psychology of the Language Learner (2005, Lawrence Erlbaum), and Research Methods in Applied Linguistics (2007, Oxford University Press).