Irene Soriano

Irene Soriano Flórez is a PhD candidate in English Linguistics at Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) under the supervision of Dr. Emma Dafouz Milne. She holds a MA with Distinction in Applied Linguistics from University College London (UCL) and she graduated in the BA in English Studies at Complutense (UCM, Premio Extraordinario de Grado). She is a member of UCM’s Research Group ‘The Role of English in the Internationalization of Spanish Higher Education’ and of the international, SHIFT research project Understanding the Internationalisation of Higher Education from the Student Perspectivefrom which she has been awarded a FPI scholarship to follow her predoctoral research while collaborating with this project as a research assistant. Her main academic interest focuses on (trans)languaging practices and policies within the internationalisation of higher education. As a former intern in the Education Agency at the EU Commission, a qualified English teacher and a former Europaeum Scholar she is devoted to education and internationalisation.

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