Personlig presentation av Torun Reite

Univ lektor portugisiska, Portugisiska

Torun Reite, is a sociolinguist and an economist and holds a PhD in Romance Studies from Stockholm University with a specialisation in Portuguese. Moreover, she holds a MSc in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). 

Since January 1st 2021 she is a senior lecturer at Dalarna University in the Department for Language, Literature and Learning, while at the same time continuing her career as a political and economic governance analyst at Scanteam Analysts and Advisors with assignments within applied research and policy advice. She engages in several strands of research mostly positioned at the intersection between the social sciences and the humanities: Youth and counterhegemonic discourses, Language and Spatiality, Language and Political Economy, Decoloniality and multilingual and multicultural discourses.Most of her research as a sociolinguist is positioned within Critical sociolinguistics. 

Geographically, Reite has a special interest for Sub-Saharan Africa and, in particular, the former colonies of Portugal including Timor-Leste, Cabo Verde, Sao Tome and Principe, Mozambique and Angola. She is currently part of a research capacity development program involving several universities and research institutes in Angola.