I am Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics at the Centre for Applied Linguistics in UCL Institute of Education (Department of Culture, Communication and Media; University College London, UK). I received my PhD. in Socio- and Applied Linguistics from the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain), followed by postdoctoral fellowships at King’s College London (2010-2011) and The University of Hong Kong (2011-2012). I have worked as Assistant Professor at The University of Hong Kong (2012-2015) where I have also been appointed as Honorary Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education (2016-2017).
My research on language policies and practices in late modern China has been published as a book in Routledge Critical Series in Multilingualism (2013). Other research work carried out in Madrid, London and Hong Kong has been published in journals within the fields of socio-/applied linguistics such as Language and Intercultural Communication (2018), AILA Review (2016), Language Policy (2015), Pedagogies: An International Journal (2015), International Journal of Multilingualism (2014), Spanish in Context (2012), Linguistics and Education (2012), Pragmatics (2011) and Journal of Language, Identity and Education (2011).
I have edited Special Issues in International Journal of Multilingualism (2014), Language Policy (2015) and AILA Review (2016), as well as the Oxford Handbook of Language Policy and Planning (2018) in co-editorship with James W. Tollefson. My latest editing-related adventure includes Language, Culture and Society (John Benjamins), a new international journal to be launched in 2019 for which I act as Managing Editor.
My institutional website can be accessed here: http://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile
Find also my ResearchGate page here.