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Britt-Louise Viola Gunnarsson

Britt-Louise Viola Gunnarsson, Swedish linguist, educator. Recipient Language award Swedish Academy 1995; Research scholar Swedish Academy, 1985, Swedish-American Foundation, 1992-1993. Member International Association Applied Linguistics (vice president 1993-1999, convenor science commission since 1993).

Background

  • Gunnarsson, Britt-Louise Viola was born on January 12, 1945 in Linköping, Sweden. Daughter of Per-Gottfrid and Ebba Svensson.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in Scandinavian Languages, Literature, French, Gothenburg (Sweden) University, 1968. Diploma in Teaching, Gothenburg (Sweden) University, 1969. Degree in English, Linköping University, 1973.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Scandinavian Languages, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1982.

    Career

    • Research assistant Stockholm University, 1978-1981, professor, chair in Swedish, 1998—2002. Research assistant Uppsala University, 1981-1982, from lecturer to assistant professor, 1982-1990, associate professor, 1990-1998, professor, chair Modern Swedish, sociolinguistics Sweden, since 2003. Director research group Uppsala University, 1992-1998.

    Membership

    Member International Association Applied Linguistics (vice president 1993-1999, convenor science commission since 1993).

    Connections

    • Married Elving Gunnarsson, March 6, 1965. Children: Fredrik, Veronica, Jessica.
    • father: Per-Gottfrid Svensson
    • mother: Ebba Svensson
    • spouse: Elving Gunnarsson
    • children: Fredrik Gunnarsson
    • Veronica Gunnarsson
    • Jessica Gunnarsson
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    Born January 12, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1968
      Literature
    • 1969
      Gothenburg (Sweden) University
    • 1973
      Linköping University
    • 1982
      Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1998 - 2002
      Research assistant, Stockholm University
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