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  GUILLEN NIETO, VICTORIA

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GUILLEN NIETO, VICTORIA

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Current professional activity

Position:
PROFESOR/A TITULAR UNIVERSIDAD
Dept.
FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
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I.INTERUNIV. LENGUAS MODERNAS APLICADAS
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Academic background

  • Máster en Lingüística Forense
    UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA (20/10/2008)
  • Diploma de Posgrado en Lingüística Forense (Lenguaje Jurídico y Judicial)
    UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA (31/07/2008)
  • Diploma de Posgrado en Lingüística Forense (Peritaje Lingüístico Forense)
    UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA (31/10/2007)
  • Doctora en Filosofía y Letras (Filología Inglesa).
    Universidad de Alicante. (01/07/1993)
  • Licenciado con Grado (Filología Inglesa, Estilística)
    University Alicante (15/09/1987)
  • Licenciada en Filología Inglesa.
    Universidad de Alicante. (01/07/1986)

Victoria Guillén Nieto graduated from the University of Alicante with a degree in English Philology in 1986. She obtained a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from the same university in 1987 and a Master's in Forensic Linguistics from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona in 2008. Guillén-Nieto doctorated in English Philology from the University of Alicante in 1993. Since 1997 she has been a Tenured Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics at the Department of English Studies. She was Chair of this department from 2003 to 2009. Nowadays, she teaches the Pragmatics of the English Language, English for Professional and Academic Purposes in the Degree of English Studies, and Forensic Linguistics in both the Máster's in English and Spanish for Specific Purposes and the Masters in Forensic Sciences and Criminal Investigation. She is currently directing the Masters in English and Spanish for Specific Purposes and the Dual Master's in English and Spanish for Specific Purposes and Forensic Linguistics, co-organised by the University of Alicante and the East China University of Political Sciences and Law (ECUPL) in Shanghai. From September 2019 to September 2021, she was President of the International Association of Language and Law (ILLA) for Linguistics. Her main lines of research are forensic linguistics, legal linguistics, and pragmatics. Her latest publications include Language as Evidence: Doing Forensic Linguistics (co-edited with D. Stein). London: Springer (2022); Methodological approaches to plagiarism detection. In V. Guillén-Nieto & D. Stein (Eds.), Language as Evidence: Doing Forensic Linguistics, 321-371. London: Springer (2022); The relevance of context in plagiarism detection: The case of a professional legal genre. Ibérica, 101-122 (2020); "What else can you do to pass...?": A pragmatics-based approach to quid pro quo sexual harassment. In J. Giltrow, F. Olsen & D. Mancini (Eds.), Legal Meanings. The Making and Use of Meaning in Legal Reasoning. Foundations in Language and Law, vol. 1, 31-55. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2021; Defamation as a language crime. A sociopragmatics approach to defamation cases in the High Courts of Spain. International Language and Law Journal (JLL), vol. 9, 1-22 (2020); Gender violence and the mediatisation of the law. In F. Vogel (Ed.). Legal Linguistics beyond the Borders: Language and Law in a World of Media, Globalisation and Social Conflicts, vol. 2, 316-339. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot (2019);  and (with Dieter Stein) Emotion, Sprache im Recht. Methodische Aspekte einer kontrastiven fachsprachlichen Analyse. In G. Rocco, E. Schfroth (Eds.), Vergleichende Diskurslinguistik. Methoden und Forschungspraxis, pp. 235-262.  Berlin: Peter Lang. At present, she is preparing two volumes: Hate Speech, Linguistic Approaches for the series Foundation in Language and Law. Janet Giltrow & Dieter Stein (Eds.). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter (ISBN 978-3-11-067246-6), and The Language of Harassment: Pragmatic Perspectives. USA: Lexington Books. Since 2009, she has provided professional linguistic service as an expert witness in Forensic Linguistics (nº 3.310) in Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, and the USA. As an expert linguist, she has been involved in over twenty cases relating to authorship identification, trademark disputes, plagiarism detection, text veracity, gender violence, and sexual harassment.