The consortium if formed by 5 Universities from very various cultural backgrounds and wide geographical coverage:

María Amor

María Amor Barros del Río (coordinator)

She holds a PhD (2001), a MA in English (1995) and a MA in Anthropology (2012) as well as several diplomas in gender studies. Her fields of interest are English language teaching, Irish literature and gender studies. She has published in international journals, authored some books and contributed to collective volumes. She has presented her research in international conferences, and participated in European and national R&D projects.

More information: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2537-7405

Carlos Lopez

Carlos López

Carlos López, obtained his degree in Computer Science Engineer from Univeridad de Valladolid in 2000. After completing his studies, he worked as an associate professor in the Languages and Computer Systems Department at the University of Burgos, where he currently is Full Professor.

More information: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8462-212X

Maria Simarro

María Simarro Vázquez

María Simarro Vázquez  is lecturer of Spanish at the University of Burgos. She holds a PhD (2014), a MA in Arts of Spanish (2001), a degree in Linguistics (2000) and a degree in Humanities (1998).
Her fields or interest are Spanish language teaching, mainly in assessment, and studies on verbal humor. Therefore, she has published in different journals and contributed to collective volumes.

Concetta Maria Sigona

Concetta Maria Sigona holds a M.A.in English. She completed her PhD in 2008. Her main research focuses on English (EFL) language teaching and learning. Other areas of interest are Italian – Canadian literature in English and transcultural studies. She has published in international journals and contributed to collective volumes. She has presented her research in international conferences. She is member of EDINTEC and LILADI at the University of Burgos.

Imran Nawaz

Imran Nawaz

Imran Nawaz is a professor in English at the Teacher Training Department of UC Leuven - Limburg. He obtained his diploma in teacher training for English and History in 2010, after which he continued his studies for a Master of Arts in both History (KU Leuven) and English Literature (University of Brussels). Currently, his focus is on teaching didactics to the students of the Teacher Training Programme for English.

Nele Kelchtermans

Nele Kelchtermans

Nele Kelchtermans (Master of Arts in English Literature and Linguistics - 2012, Master of Science in Culture Management -2014) is project researcher at the Research & Expertise department of UC Leuven – Limburg. She has experience as a teacher in English and Dutch as a foreign language for secondary and adult education. Currently, her focus is on research projects in language education and education for vulnerable groups.

Valère Awouters

Valère Awouters

Valère Awouters is Master in commercial and business sciences and Master of Science in e-learning, multimedia & consultancy. He is coordinator of the research group [ed+ict], education & ict within UC Leuven-Limburg since 2007. The research group [ed+ict] was founded in the teacher training department and has grown in many research areas in the different groups or departments of UC Leuven-Limburg: Management & Technology, Health-care & Wellbeing and Teacher Training. Valère Awouters is also co-founder of the research group's spin-off company CETIT bvba (Center for Educational Technology, Innovation & Training, 2011).

Alina Doroch

Alina Doroch

Alina Doroch, senior teacher of English at WestPomeranian Technical University of Szczecin, Poland; teaches general English at all levels and technical English as well; she also gives lectures on English and American literature and culture at Collegium Balticum, Szczecin. She has been involved in European Projects since 2012. Author of an English coursebook, Well Said! and a number of articles on Montessori methodology in teaching adults and British culture.

Ana Cunha

Ana Cunha

Ana Cunha, holds a BA in Modern Languages and Literatures from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, a Postgraduation in Educational Sciences and is attending a PhD in Education. Coordinates the Translation and Languages Department and is an Assistant Professor at Lusófona University, where she has been recognized as an Expert in Modern Languages and Literatures. She is a researcher at CeiED- Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Education and Development and currently coordinates the Erasmus + project IC-ENGLISH - innovative platform for adult language education (2018-1-PL01-KA204-050784).

Fernando Catarino

Fernando Catarino

Fernando Catarino, holds a MSc degree on Religion Studies by Catholic University of Lisbon since 2014.
He is a junior researcher at Centre for Research in Applied Communication, Culture, and New Technologies, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (CICANT, ULHT).
He is also a PhD student in Communication Studies at the same university, whose main interests are health communication, e-health, m-health, e-learning, m-learning, theology and human sciences.

Onorina Botezat

Onorina Botezat (BA in Philology and Law, MA in Law, PhD in Theory of Literature) is Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Linguistic and Intercultural Research, “Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University,” Bucharest, Romania. Her main fields of interest and research are Legal Terminology and Imagological Studies. Author of Dictionary of legal terms, Romanian-English and English-Romanian (2011), The image of the foreigner in the national literature (2016) and co-author of ESP and FSP courses, she has conducted and participated as a team member in five European Projects.

Ramona Mihăilă

Ramona Mihăilă is Vice Rector for International Relations and a professor Ph.D. at the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University, Bucharest. Her main areas of research are: modern literature, teaching methods, literary concepts, women’s writing, gender studies. She has been a visiting professor at Arizona State University, research fellow for international institutions and universities, grants recipient for conference participations. She has been involved in European research projects as member of management committees, coordinator, working group leader, or member. She is author, editor, and co-editor of 20 volumes on literature, women’s writing, and gender studies. She serves as the editor in chief of Journal of Research in Gender Studies, Addleton Academic Publishers, New York.

María Amor

María Amor Barros del Río (coordinator)

She holds a PhD (2001), a MA in English (1995) and a MA in Anthropology (2012) as well as several diplomas in gender studies. Her fields of interest are English language teaching, Irish literature and gender studies. She has published in international journals, authored some books and contributed to collective volumes. She has presented her research in international conferences, and participated in European and national R&D projects.

More information: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2537-7405

Carlos Lopez

Carlos López

Carlos López, obtained his degree in Computer Science Engineer from Univeridad de Valladolid in 2000. After completing his studies, he worked as an associate professor in the Languages and Computer Systems Department at the University of Burgos, where he currently is Full Professor.

More information: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8462-212X

Maria Simarro

María Simarro Vázquez

María Simarro Vázquez  is lecturer of Spanish at the University of Burgos. She holds a PhD (2014), a MA in Arts of Spanish (2001), a degree in Linguistics (2000) and a degree in Humanities (1998).
Her fields or interest are Spanish language teaching, mainly in assessment, and studies on verbal humor. Therefore, she has published in different journals and contributed to collective volumes.

Concetta Maria Sigona

Concetta Maria Sigona holds a M.A.in English. She completed her PhD in 2008. Her main research focuses on English (EFL) language teaching and learning. Other areas of interest are Italian – Canadian literature in English and transcultural studies. She has published in international journals and contributed to collective volumes. She has presented her research in international conferences. She is member of EDINTEC and LILADI at the University of Burgos.

Imran Nawaz

Imran Nawaz

Imran Nawaz is a professor in English at the Teacher Training Department of UC Leuven - Limburg. He obtained his diploma in teacher training for English and History in 2010, after which he continued his studies for a Master of Arts in both History (KU Leuven) and English Literature (University of Brussels). Currently, his focus is on teaching didactics to the students of the Teacher Training Programme for English.

Nele Kelchtermans

Nele Kelchtermans

Nele Kelchtermans (Master of Arts in English Literature and Linguistics - 2012, Master of Science in Culture Management -2014) is project researcher at the Research & Expertise department of UC Leuven – Limburg. She has experience as a teacher in English and Dutch as a foreign language for secondary and adult education. Currently, her focus is on research projects in language education and education for vulnerable groups.

Valère Awouters

Valère Awouters

Valère Awouters is Master in commercial and business sciences and Master of Science in e-learning, multimedia & consultancy. He is coordinator of the research group [ed+ict], education & ict within UC Leuven-Limburg since 2007. The research group [ed+ict] was founded in the teacher training department and has grown in many research areas in the different groups or departments of UC Leuven-Limburg: Management & Technology, Health-care & Wellbeing and Teacher Training. Valère Awouters is also co-founder of the research group's spin-off company CETIT bvba (Center for Educational Technology, Innovation & Training, 2011).

Alina Doroch

Alina Doroch

Alina Doroch, senior teacher of English at WestPomeranian Technical University of Szczecin, Poland; teaches general English at all levels and technical English as well; she also gives lectures on English and American literature and culture at Collegium Balticum, Szczecin. She has been involved in European Projects since 2012. Author of an English coursebook, Well Said! and a number of articles on Montessori methodology in teaching adults and British culture.

Ana Cunha

Ana Cunha

Ana Cunha, holds a BA in Modern Languages and Literatures from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, a Postgraduation in Educational Sciences and is attending a PhD in Education. Coordinates the Translation and Languages Department and is an Assistant Professor at Lusófona University, where she has been recognized as an Expert in Modern Languages and Literatures. She is a researcher at CeiED- Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Education and Development and currently coordinates the Erasmus + project IC-ENGLISH - innovative platform for adult language education (2018-1-PL01-KA204-050784).

Fernando Catarino

Fernando Catarino

Fernando Catarino, holds a MSc degree on Religion Studies by Catholic University of Lisbon since 2014.
He is a junior researcher at Centre for Research in Applied Communication, Culture, and New Technologies, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (CICANT, ULHT).
He is also a PhD student in Communication Studies at the same university, whose main interests are health communication, e-health, m-health, e-learning, m-learning, theology and human sciences.

Onorina Botezat

Onorina Botezat (BA in Philology and Law, MA in Law, PhD in Theory of Literature) is Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Linguistic and Intercultural Research, “Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University,” Bucharest, Romania. Her main fields of interest and research are Legal Terminology and Imagological Studies. Author of Dictionary of legal terms, Romanian-English and English-Romanian (2011), The image of the foreigner in the national literature (2016) and co-author of ESP and FSP courses, she has conducted and participated as a team member in five European Projects.

Ramona Mihăilă

Ramona Mihăilă is Vice Rector for International Relations and a professor Ph.D. at the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University, Bucharest. Her main areas of research are: modern literature, teaching methods, literary concepts, women’s writing, gender studies. She has been a visiting professor at Arizona State University, research fellow for international institutions and universities, grants recipient for conference participations. She has been involved in European research projects as member of management committees, coordinator, working group leader, or member. She is author, editor, and co-editor of 20 volumes on literature, women’s writing, and gender studies. She serves as the editor in chief of Journal of Research in Gender Studies, Addleton Academic Publishers, New York.

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