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The discursive emotive/evaluative FUNction in DiffErent Texts and work conTexts
EMOtion and language 'at work':
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Laura Alba Juez
Laura Alba-Juez is currently a tenured Professor of English Linguistics at the National Distance Education University (UNED) in Madrid, Spain.  She holds a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.  From 1997 to 2001, she carried out postdoctoral research as a Visiting Researcher and Scholar in the Linguistics Department at Georgetown University (Washington D. C., U.S.A.), where she later held the position of Lecturer. In 2013 she stayed at King’s College London (University of London, U.K.) as a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Education and Professional Studies (Center for Language, Discourse and Communication).
Her main areas of research are Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics and (Computerized) Language Teaching. She has participated in different linguistic research projects and is currently the Principal Investigator (PI) of the EMO-FunDETT project (funded by the Spanish government).
She has published eleven books and numerous articles in the field of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. Among her latest books are Perspectives on Discourse Analysis. Theory and Practice (Cambridge Scholars, 2009), Strands of Language I and II (co-authored by Mónica Aragonés, 2010, 2011), and Evaluation in Context (John Benjamins, 2014), in co-edition with Geoff Thompson (University of Liverpool). She is now co-authoring a book entitled Pragmatics: Cognition, Context and Culture (McGraw Hill, forthcoming) with J. Lachlan Mackenzie (VU University Amsterdam). She has also published numerous articles in linguistic journals related to areas such as Politeness Theory, verbal irony, discourse markers, stance-taking, and the computerized oral evaluation of languages. At present she holds the position of Vice-Dean of Research at the Faculty of Philology of the UNED. She is also Coordinator of the PhD Program of Philological Studies, and Director of the Master in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language of the same Faculty (Permanent Education Program).
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