Baraa Khuder is a post-doctoral researcher at Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Learning and Communication. Her current work focuses on students' interdisciplinary collaborative writing. Baraa has a PhD in Applied Linguistics from Birkbeck, University of London, UK. Her PhD thesis focuses on exiled academics' EAL academic literacies development and their reorientation in their new academic communities. She has published articles in Written Communication, Journal of Writing Research, Education and Conflict Review, and Journal of English for Academic Purposes on language testing and on scholars' academic writing. She has served as the postgraduate representative of the Professional, Academic and Work-Based Literacies SIG of the British Association for Applied Linguistics.