Gabriele Kasper is Professor of Second Language Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. Her research addresses social interaction in multilingual contexts, including second language learning and assessment, the social side of cognition and emotion, and standard research methods in applied linguistics. Her contributions to applied linguistics research methodology include early publications on verbal protocols and speech act pragmatics. Her courses are concerned with language and social interaction, learning and development inside and outside of educational settings, and qualitative research. She is a visiting faculty member and teaches in the Ph.D. in Applied Lingustics program.