Chris Lima

Chris Lima is a lecturer, researcher, and teacher educator. Her research interests lie in the fields of teaching English literature and language, the history of English, and teacher education.

Within these fields, her research projects investigate the dialogical interactions between readers and texts, the place of imagination in teaching and learning, and the roles of fiction reading in the process of language acquisition. In the area of literary studies, her main interests are in Shakespeare, the Romantics, and Tolkien.

Chris is the Coordinator of the IATEFL Literature, Media, & Cultural Studies Special Interest Group (LMCS SIG) and a member of the ELTJ Editorial Panel.

She is a Higher Education Academy Senior Fellow (SFHEA) and currently works at the University of Leicester, UK.