Field of work

Associate Professor in English language and literature

I teach pre-service teachers, in-service teachers, and Master students. 

- D.Phil (PhD) from the University of Oxford, dissertation title: "Ideologies of Childhood and Education in Monolingual English Children's Dictionaries 1750-1870".

Courses taught
  • English linguistics
  • Children's and young adult literature
  • English as a Foreign Language (EFL) pedagogy
  • Discourse analysis
Research areas
  • Children's dictionaries
  • Language and gender
  • Nonfiction picturebooks
  • Formative assessment 
  • Formative feedback on writing in English
  • Historical lexicography
Research groups

Selected publications

  • Teaching Children “Their Duty to God and Man”: Religion and Roman Catholicism in English Nineteenth-century Children's Dictionaries

  • The (re)presentation of knowledge about gender in children’s picture dictionaries

  • Verbal and visual strategies in nonfiction picturebooks. Theoretical and analytical approaches

    Goga, Nina, Iversen, Sarah Hoem, Teigland, Anne-Stefi (2021)
  • Organization and Presentation of Knowledge in Children’s Picture Dictionaries

  • ‘When you have said your les-sons well, then you shall go out to play’: Play, Gender, and the Child Addressee in Nineteenth-century Children’s Dictionaries