Graduated in English Philology at the Universidad de Alcalá in 1995, where he completed his PhD in 2001. In 2013-2014, he was fifth in the National Institute of Public Administration’s Specialist Course in Public Communication. He is Tenured Professor in the Department of Modern Philology. He won the Association of Friends of the Universidad de Alcalá’s Prize for the Best Academic Record (intake 1991-1995), the Extraordinary Licenciature Prize (1998), the Extraordinary Doctorate Prize (2001), and the Universidad de Alcalá’s Young Researcher Prize in Humanities and Social Sciences (2003). He has led or participated in various research projects related to literatures in English and strategies of communication and persuasion, as well as in teaching innovation projects adapting teaching and learning methods to the European Higher Education Area or centred on the use of information and communications technology in university teaching. He has enjoyed several training stays at University College, Dublin, the University of California, and Cornell University. His teaching has achieved the maximum grade of “Highly Favourable” in the DOCENTIA assessment scheme (2012) and the University of Alcalá’s Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Result in the Teaching Activity Assessment Scheme (2016). He has been involved in university management for over 15 years. He has been secretary of the Department of Modern Philology (2002-2005), Chair of the Self-Assessment Committee of the Licenciature in English Philology (2005-2006), Director of the University of Alcalá’s Undergraduate Programmes of Study (2006-2010) and Vice-Rector of Coordination and Communication (2010-2018).
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