Centre of Sustainable Education, Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Daugavpils University, Latvia.
Dr. Astrida Skrinda is Fulbright Scholar. Her academic record includes the Postgraduate Diploma in TESOL from Canterbury Christ Church University in the UK. Her doctoral dissertation was in English Education, and the field of practice is in this area. She has taught English as a foreign language at the tertiary level for many years. After she obtained a doctoral degree, she has taken up research positions. She has had leading editorial roles at a number of academic journals, which are indexed by more than thirty international databases and platforms, including Scopus and ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences). Her main areas of interest are second language vocabulary teaching and learning, individual learners’ differences, and, more recently, sustainable education.