Jesús García Laborda

Prof. Dr. Jesús Garcia Laborda

Full Professor

Dean of the College of Education of Universidad de Alcalá
Universidad de Alcal


Dr, García Laborda has a MEd in ESL (University of Georgia), a Master’s in Comparative Language and Literature (University of Wisconsin), a Ph.D. in English Philology (Complutense University of Madrid) and a European PhD in Didactics (Complutense University of Madrid). He has been an assistant Professor at the University of Georgia and the University of Wisconsin. He has also been a Visiting Scholar at Penn State University and the University of Antwerp and has taught courses in Colombia, Lithuania, Cyprus, Turkey, and Brazil. He has been principal investigator in four R&D projects and participated in seven more. He has also directed six teaching innovation projects at the University of Alcalá and the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He was director of the Department of Modern Philology at the University of Alcalá (2016-19) and since 2019 he is Dean of the Faculty of Education at the same university. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the journals Global Journal of Foreign Language Teaching, Internal Journal of Learning & Teaching and was the co-editor of Computer Assisted Language Learning Electronic Journal until 2022 (SCOPUS), as well as a member of the scientific committee or evaluator of another 15 impact journals (JCR/SCOPUS/ESCI). He is a specialist in language teaching, assessment, educational technology and bilingual education. He has published more than 250 papers of which 85 are articles indexed in SJR / SCOPUS / WOS. Additionally, he is the Head researcher in Bilingual Education for the Franlin Institute of American Studies

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