Aline Godfroid
(517) 353-6432

B253 Wells Hall
619 Red Cedar Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824

FacultyLinguistics, Languages, and CulturesSecond Language Studies

TESOL and Second Language Studies

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of Brussels (VUB), Belgium

Aline Godfroid is Professor in Second Language Studies and TESOL at Michigan State University, where she co-directs the Second Language Studies Eye-tracking Lab. She specializes in cognitive processes in second language acquisition, L2 psycholinguistics, eye-tracking, vocabulary acquisition and quantitative research methods. In her research, she seeks to build bridges between psychology, psycholinguistics, second language acquisition, and real-world second language learning. Aline is currently an Associate Editor of Language Learning and Vice President of the European Second Language Association. She is the author of Eye Tracking in Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism (Routledge, 2020) and the co-editor (with Holger Hopp) of The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Psycholinguistics (2023).

University News

College Celebrates Accomplishments of 2023 Promoted Faculty
Published September 20, 2023 in College of Arts & Letters
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This year, 20 faculty members within the College of Arts & Letters have received promotions. The success of these individuals was celebrated during the 2023 Faculty and Staff…Read now »
Ph.D. Linguistics Student Awarded Fellowship by International Organization
Published July 28, 2022 in College of Arts & Letters
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Brittany Finch, a doctoral student in Second Language Studies at Michigan State University, recently was named the 2022 recipient of the Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship by the International…Read now »
Professor Receives Research Award, Selected to EuroSLA Executive Committee
Published October 4, 2019 in College of Arts & Letters
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Aline Godfroid, Associate Professor of Second Language Studies and TESOL, is being recognized for her outstanding research in the area of second language acquisition and recently…Read now »