Almudena Díaz

Almudena Díaz García graduated in English Studies and holds a MA degree in English Linguistics from Complutense University of Madrid (2011), and a MA in Applied Linguistics in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (2020) from Antonio de Nebrija University. She has taught Spanish at Middlebury College, Vermont (2012), English and English Syntax at Complutense University of Madrid (2020), and English in use, English Grammar and Syntax and ICT for Translation at Pompeu Fabra University (2021).

She is a 2nd year PhD candidate from Complutense University, being tutored by Dr. Carmen Maiz-Arevalo. Her areas of interest include sociolinguistics, pragmatics, digital discourse and hate speech. Her thesis dissertation is tentatively titled “The use of aggressive language in twitter. A contrastive study in Peninsular Spanish and American and British English.”

She is a member of UCM’s Research Group “Discourse and Communication in English Language: Cognitive and Functional Linguistics Studies.” She can be contacted at