Santamaría García, Carmen
Carmen Santamaría García (born 1967), European PhD in Linguistics from Complutense University, Madrid (2005). She has been combining teaching and research as part of the Philosophy and Letters Faculty, University of Alcala, for 25 years now and is tenured professor in English Language and Applied Linguistics since 1997. During these years she has been course designer and teacher of more than 30 courses at degree and postgraduate levels in more than 10 programmes in Education, Audiovisual communication, English language and Translation Studies at University of Alcala. Her research interests and teaching fields spread along Applied Linguistics, Communication and Education (intercultural pragmatics, discourse and conversation analysis, translation and methodology of the English language, motivation in education). These are also the areas dealt with in her publications, together with corpus linguistics and computer - mediated communication, amounting to more than forty articles published in international academic journals and books.