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Laoise Sutton



01 805 7700
St Patrick's, Room 17


Department of Global Diversity, Sustainability & Intercultural Education


Assistant Lecturer in Education with specialty in English for Academic Purposes


Laoise Sutton is an EAP lecturer with Marino Institute of Education. Previously, she has taught Spanish in both MU and TCD as well as teaching English as a foreign language internationally. Apart from teaching, she has worked in IT, in Irish Cultural Heritage, as a translator and as a conference coordinator. Interests include translation, second language acquisition, learner autonomy, borderland studies and comparative linguistics.


Currently completing an M.Ed. in Higher Education (TCD)

Professional Special Purpose Certificate in Academic Practice (TCD)

Professional Certificate in Teaching and Learning (MU)

M.Phil. in English Language Teaching (Trinity College Dublin)

M.A. in Spanish and Latin American Studies (MU)

CELTA (Pass B) Cambridge English Language Assessment (The English Academy Dublin)

B.A (joint honors) in French and Spanish (Maynooth University)



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Publications and other outputs 




Sutton, L. (2019). A critical analysis of the use of codeswitching in Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands La Frontera The New Mestiza. [Unpublished master’s thesis]. Trinity College Dublin.

Sutton, L. (2016). Translating Mexican Literature: a foreignizing approach to Mónica Lavín’s Las rebeldes. [Unpublished master’s thesis]. Maynooth University.


Conference Contributions


Sutton, L. (2023, September 22). Reflective ePortfolio Practices To Facilitate Affective Self-Regulation in an English for Academic Purposes Module. The 4th Barcelona Conference on Education (BCE2023), Barcelona, Spain.

Mitchell, K., O’Dwyer, F., & Sutton, L. (2022, September 15). Reflective ePortfolio practices to facilitate affective self-regulation in an English for Academic Purposes module. XVII CercleS International Conference 2022. “The Future of Language Education in an Increasingly Digital World: Embracing Change”, Porto, Portugal. https://www.recles.pt/images/Documentos/Cercles2022_Programa_Final_V9.pdf