Carmen Maíz Arévalo
Carmen Maíz-Arévalo obtained her PhD in English Linguistics in 2001. She has worked at the department of English Linguistics at the Complutense University of Madrid since 2006, where she holds a position of Associate Professor. She teaches Pragmatics, TEFL Methodology and Intercultural Studies, among other things. With regard to her research interests, her fields are pragmatics, intercultural pragmatics and computer-mediated communication, with a special focus on (im)politeness and humour. She has published many articles and given numerous talks at national and international conferences in these fields. Her most recent research includes articles in the Journal of Pragmatics, Journal of Politeness Research, Internet Pragmatics and Computer Assisted Language Learning, among others. Besides her research and teaching, Carmen Maíz-Arévalo has also worked for years as teacher trainer, giving a great number of courses in different universities such as the University of Jaén, the University of Castilla-La Mancha, the University of Murcia and the University of Alcalá. She also collaborates as a reviewer in the scientific board of different journals connected with pragmatics and EFL teaching such as the Journal of Pragmatics, Gist Journal of Education, Language Resources and Evaluation, Sage Open or the Journal of Politeness Research, among others. Since January 2020, she has also been the Academic Head of the Centre of Modern Languages at the University Complutense of Madrid.
Research gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Carmen-Maiz-Arevalo