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María García Gámez (President) is currently working on her PhD thesis as a fully funded candidate (FPU) at the University of Málaga, where she is also a lecturer. She holds a BA Degree in English Studies and an MA in English Studies and Multilingual and Intercultural Communication, both from the University of Málaga. She has been a visiting researcher at the Università degli Studi di Bergamo (Italy). Her research interests are corpus linguistics, sentiment analysis, and discourse analysis.


Irene Rodríguez Pintado (Vice-president) is currently working on her PhD in North American Literature at the University of Murcia, where she also completed a BA in English Studies, an MA in Teacher Training in Secondary Education, and an MA in Comparative European Literature. She has been a visiting researcher at the University of Edinburgh (UK) and at University College Dublin (Ireland) during her PhD. Her research interests include confessional literature and feminist studies with a focus on the configuration of the identity of the literary woman. She has been awarded a FPU scholarship by the University of Murcia.


Paula Asensi Camarasa (Secretary) is a PhD Candidate at the University of Alicante, where she also received a BA in English Studies with Honors. She also holds an MA in Anglophone Literature and Cultural Studies from the Autonomous University of Madrid and an MA in English Teaching from the University of Alicante. Her PhD, funded by the Generalitat Valenciana (ACIF2021), focuses on the representation of women artists in North-American literature at the turn of the twentieth century. Her research interests include Künstlerroman and spatial studies, and material culture. 

Laura Gutiérrez González (2nd secretary) holds an international PhD on South African literature written in English from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where she also earned an MA in Advanced English Studies. She completed her undergraduate degree at the Universidad de La Rioja, during which she received an Erasmus grant to study at the University of Manchester. During her PhD, she was awarded a traineeship at the University of Cape Town, where she expanded her research in South African literature. Her research interests include cultural studies, specifically how the different social factors affect an individual’s position in the social hierarchy. Social relations and cosmopolitanism are also among her academic concerns. Her main study focuses on the importance of social class as a determinant factor for social mobility in a country marked by the legacy of Apartheid. 

Manuel Hueso-Vasallo (Treasurer) holds a PhD in English literature from the University of Málaga, where he is now an assistant lecturer. He is member of several Research Projects, including an international Erasmus+ project on the importance of creating new teaching materials to foster climate-change awareness among young students. His main academic interests include Victorian literature, Queer Studies, contemporary fiction and phenomenological thinking, topics on which he has published a number of academic articles and book chapters. His first monograph El Estudio del Artista: Un recorrido por las habitaciones donde nace el arte (Publicacions de la Universitat de València, 2025), focuses on the assembled and liminal nature of studios and their importance in 19th century literature. 

Margalida Pizarro-Sirera is currently lecturing and working on her PhD thesis at the University of the Balearic Islands. She holds a BA Degree in English Studies (UIB) and a double MA in Modern Languages and Literatures (UIB-UNIVAQ). She is interested in investigating language, cultural studies, social media, the Trump phenomenon and American politics.

Tamara Gómez Carrero holds a PhD in Advanced English Studies (Linguistics) from the University of Valladolid where she is assistant professor. She holds a BA degree in English Studies from the University of Valladolid, an MA degree in Advanced English Studies from the University of Valladolid & the University of Salamanca and an MA degree in World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (major in Linguistics, minor in TESOL) from West Virginia University. Her main research interests are bilingual/second language acquisition and language-contact phenomena such as codeswitching, and its study by means of different methodologies such as eyetracking.

Maria Bîrlea is currently working on her PhD (funded by the University of Salamanca and Banco Santander, 2023-2027) at the University of Salamanca. Maria holds a BA degree in English Studies from the University of Salamanca (2020) and completed her MA with First Class Honors in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at the University College Dublin (2021). Her research interests focus on systemic functional grammar, multimodality, the systematisation of collustration patterns and how they can be applied to educational contexts, including the teaching of English amongst others.