RESEARCH

Areas in which I have experience

  • Research Methods in Linguistics

  • Interdisciplinary Research Methods for the Environmental Humanities

  • Social Science Research Methods

  • Environmental Writing & Ecocriticism (including creative non-fiction writing)

  • Discourse Analysis (with a focus on discourse, politics and power)

  • Sociolinguistics

  • Theories of Language Learning (focus on English as L2)

  • English Phonetics and Phonology

  • English Morphosyntax and Textual Models

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Authored Publications

The Stories We Live By and the stories we won't stand by: measuring the impact of a free online course in Ecolinguistics

[Forthcoming 2021]- Journal of World Languages co-authored with Jessica Iubini-Hampton and submitted by invitation.

"Ecology" in Analysing Religious Discourse

[Forthcoming June 2021] Cambridge University Press 

Book Review: Searchable Talk: Hashtags and Social Media Metadiscourse

2021-British Association for Applied Linguistics Spring Newsletter (issue 118)

Book Review: The Routledge Handbook of Ecolinguistics

2020-Árboles y Rizomas [Vol. 2 (1)] 

Book Review: Between the Andes and the Amazon: language and social meaning in Bolivia

2019- Social Anthropology/ Anthropologie Sociale [Vol.27 (4)]

Changing Lives and Professional Practice: A Report on the Impact of Ecolinguistics

2019- University of Gloucestershire

Ecotourism and Environmental Concerns: The Rise of Eco- travel Writing?

2017- English Studies in Latin America: A Journal of Cultural and Literary Criticism (issue 13)

 

IATEFL MA ELT Pecha Kucha Event 2016: A brief report

2017- IATEFL Research SIG (issue 32)

El Discurso de la Iglesia Católica: Aborto, homosexualidad y pederastia

2015- Discurso & Sociedad [Vol. 9 (4)]

Public Speaking

Assessing the Reading Comprehension Component in EFL Coursebooks

2015- TESOL Chile Annual Conference (Santiago de Chile)

Research Collaborations

British Council's Climate Action in Language Education Podcast

2021- Interviewed by Chris Sowton on the role of Ecolinguistics in language teaching.  

ITI WRG Virtual Social (7th December)

2020- Host and presenter of the Take 5 Talk "Making the most of social media for your business."

BCfm 93.2 radio show The Latin Window (8th September)

2020- Interviewed about the use of inclusive language in English and Spanish. 

Book Launch of Bloomsbury Advances in Ecolinguistics' first book of the series "TESOL & Sustainability" (21st August) 

2020- Panellist during the virtual launch hosted by Jason Goulah and John Katunich.

ITI Virtual Coffee Morning. Featured guest representing the ITI Western Regional Group (Friday 10th July)

2020- Institute of Translation and Interpreting. 

 

Virtual Roundtable. "Helping each other in coronavirus times: How can language professionals collaborate with other fields during a pandemic?" (25th May)

2020- You Tube live with Veronica Manzanares, Gabriel Dubois and Matthew Drzymala.

Impact Roundtable discussion during the British Society for Literature and Science Winter Symposium “Extinctions and Rebellions”

2019- University of Liverpool (Liverpool, UK).

BBC Radio Bristol Saturday Breakfast with Ali Vowles (12th October)

2019-Interviewed about the 4th Latin American Encounter and its relevance to the community in Bristol.

2019 ITI WRG Members' Day, "Five-Minute Take"

2019-Gave a five-minute presentation on ecolinguistics and my research on this field.

ITI Western Regional Group (Bristol, UK).

The Stories We Live By and the Stories We Won't Stand By: Measuring the Impact of a Free Online Course in Ecolinguistics

2019- 4th International Conference on Ecolinguistics, University of Southern Denmark (Odense, Denmark).

2019- International Conference on Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (London, UK).

BCfm 93.2 radio show The Latin Window (11th December)

2018- Interviewed on topics regarding bilingualism, endangered languages, Spanish & English language learning and translation (Bristol, UK).

Framing the Environment: An Appraisal of the Catholic Church's Discourse from an Ecolinguistics Perspective

2018- International Conference on Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (London, UK).

Ecocriticism and Environmental Concerns: The Rise of Eco-travel Writing? 

2018- Travelling in 20th and 21st Century Latin America, University of Bristol (Bristol, UK)​.

Framing the Environment: An Appraisal of the Catholic Church's Discourse from an Ecolinguistics Perspective

2017- Bath Spa University Research Roundtable (Corsham, UK).

 

 

 

The Stories We Live By and the Stories We Won't Stand By: Measuring the Impact of a Free Online Course in Ecolinguistics

2018/ 19- with Jessica Iubini-Hampton, International Ecolinguistics Association

Mapa Prosódico de Chile. Descripción fonética y fonológica de rasgos suprasegmentales del español hablado por chilenos [Phonetical and Phonological Description of Suprasegmental Features of Chilean Spanish]

2015/16-  Universidad de Santiago de Chile- Proyecto Fondecyt 1130720

 

I am co-editing the book series Bloomsbury Advances in Ecolinguistics and am currently working on a journal publication that assesses the impact of ecolinguistics on everyday life.

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