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  GALINDO MERINO, MARIA DEL MAR

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GALINDO MERINO, MARIA DEL MAR

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Current professional activity

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PROFESOR/A CONTRATADO/A DOCTOR/A (LOU)
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UNESCO Code:
5701 - Lingüística aplicada
570507 - Psicolingüística
570510 - Sociolingüística

Academic background

  • Máster Universitario en Investigación Aplicada en Estudios Feministas, de Género y Ciudadanía
    Universitat Jaume I de Castelló (23/10/2019)
  • Curso de posgrado "Fundamentos de Terminología"
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra (15/12/2013)
  • Doctora en Lingüística Aplicada
    Universidad de Alicante (22/01/2010)
  • Diploma de Estudios Avanzados (Estudios 3er ciclo)
    Universidad de Alicante (06/07/2004)
  • Licenciada en Filología Hispánica
    Universidad de Alicante (30/06/2002)

Mar Galindo graduated with honors in Spanish Studies from the University of Alicante (Spain) in 2002. She specialized in Second Language Acquisition and the Teaching of Modern Languages at the University of Pennsylvania (2004) and in Spanish language teaching (ELE) in the Instituto Cervantes. She has taught Spanish in Spain (in CIEE and USAC American exchange programs, among others), Austria, Turkey, France, Brazil and the USA. She has published several articles, book chapters and book reviews in journals such as TESOL Quarterly, Cuadernos Cervantes, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Language Value, Interlingüística, Journal of Spanish Language Teaching, Círculo de Lingüística Aplicada a la Comunicación and Language Teaching Research.

Her PhD (2010) focused on codeswitching in the Spanish language classroom, and was partly developed at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (USA). She was awarded with the ASELE (Asociación para la Enseñanza de ELE) prize for excellence in research in 2011 and with the Extraordinary doctorate prize in 2012. Her first book, La lengua materna en el aula de ELE (2012), was awarded with the Young research prize 2013 of the Spanish Applied Linguistics Association (AESLA). Together with María Méndez, she has coordinated the ATLAS de ELE: Geolingüística la enseñanza del español en el mundo (2017).

In 2007 she joined the Linguistics division of the University of Alicante (UA), where she currently holds a Senior Lecturer position, teaching both General and Applied Linguistics. She has also been the coordinator of the Linguistics Division at the UA (2010 – 2012) and the secretary of the journal Estudios de Lingüística. UA (2009 – 2011). She trains language teachers in different training courses and MA degrees (UIMP-Instituto Cervantes, Extremadura, Alcalá de Henares, Salamanca, Tarragona, Nebrija).

In 2013 Mar Galindo was a postdoctoral researcher at the Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle Paris III in France (2013). She was also teaching Spanish in the Instituto Cervantes in Paris. She was a postdoctoral resident in the Colegio de España, in the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris (CIUP). In 2018, she was a Visiting Scholar in Barnard College, Columbia University in New York.

She has coordinated a research project on language learning and sports and another project on gender and language learning during study abroad, as a member of the Institute for Research in Gender Studies of the UA. She has participated in the AILA research network Study Abroad and Language Learning (2014 –  2017) and is a member of the European COST Action Study Abroad Research in European Perspective (2016 – 2020). She belongs to the research group ACQUA (Research on Second and Foreign Language Acquisition at the UA).