Asst. Prof. Stela Letica Krevelj

Curriculum vitae

Assistant Professor
Research Associate
2014 Postdoctoral reseracher / Research Associate
2014 Ph. D. in FL Education, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb.
Dissertation: Crosslinguistic interaction in acquiring English as L3: role of psychotypology and L2 status
2006 teaching and research assistant
2002-2007 teacher of English and Italian
2002 BA in English and Italian, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb

Research interests
Psycholinguistic aspects of multilingualism, second and third language acquisition, multilingual processing, teaching English as a foreign language.

Graduate courses
Second Language Acquisition
Processes in Language Acquisition


‘Usvajanje engleskoga jezika od rane dobi: analiza učenikova međujezika’ (Acquiring English from the early age: Analysis of learner language(principal researcher dr. J. Mihaljević Djigunović)

International project funded by the Europen Commission: ‘Early Language Learning in Europe (ELLiE)’ dr. J. Enever) (2007 – 2010)

‘Dominant Language Constellations’ (principal researcher: dr. L. Aronin, Oranim Academic College of Education, Haifa, Israel (2017 -)

‘Research ethics around the world: Views of research ethics in Croatia and USA’ (principal researcher with dr. S. Sterling, Indiana State University, USA

International Association of Multilingualism
Croatian Association for  the Study of English (HDAS)
Croatian Association of Applied Linguistics

Selected bibliography

• Letica Krevelj, S. (2016) Multilinguals’ perceptions of crosslinguistic similarity and relative ease of learning genealogically unrelated languages. Studia Romanica et Anglica Zagrebiensia, 61, 175-206. ISSN 0039-3339.

• Letica Krevelj, S. (2016) Psychotypology and the Activation of Interlingual and Deceptive Cognates from Typologically Unrelated Languages in L3 English Production. U: I. Zovko Dinković & J. Mihaljević Djigunović (ur.). English Studies from Archives to Prospects: Volume 2 – Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, 254-269. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

• Letica Krevelj, S. and Medved Krajnović, M. (2015) Early EFL development from a dynamic systems perspective. U: J. Mihaljević Djigunović and M.Medved Krajnović (eds.) The new dynamics of primary English. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters/Channel View Publications.


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