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Shawn Loewen (PhD, University of Auckland) is Professor in the Second Language Studies and MA TESOL programs at Michigan State University. He is also currently the Director of the Second Language Studies program.

His research interests include:

  • instructed second language acquisition
  • second language interaction
  • quantitative research methodology

In addition to publishing in leading SLA journals, he has authored several books. The most recent is the Second Edition of Introduction to Instructed Second Language Acquisition. He also co-edited The Routledge Handbook of Instructed Second Language Acquisition (2017) and Evidence-based second language pedagogy: A collection of instructed second language acquisition studies (2019) with Masatoshi Sato .

Contact information: loewens@msu.edu

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https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2195-313X