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Emeritus Professor of English Language and Linguistics


Dr. Juana I. Marín-Arrese is Emeritus Professor of English Linguistics in the Department of English Studies: Linguistics and Literature at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Dr. Marín holds a PhD in English Philology (English Language and Linguistics), with Outstanding Doctoral Award (academic year 1991-92), from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and a Master of Arts in Linguistics for English Language Teaching, from the University of Lancaster (UK). She was awarded the Fleming Award, Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia-British Council, 1984-1985, and the Fulbright/Hays Scholarship, Comisión de Intercambio Cultural entre España y los Estados Unidos de América, 1988-1989.

Her main research interests involve the fields of discourse, semantics and pragmatics, with specific interest in cognitive linguistics, critical discourse studies and cross-linguistic studies. Her recent research focuses on stancetaking and the expression of subjectivity and inter-subjectivity in discourse, and more specifically on the domains of evidentiality and modality. She has also carried out research on transitivity and voice, the middle domain, passive and impersonal constructions in Spanish and English. Her research interests also include studies on metaphor, multimodality and humour studies. Dr. Marín has published extensively in various journals and collective volumes and has contributed papers to over a hundred international conferences. Recent publications by Dr. Marín include papers in international journals (Journal of Pragmatics 2021; Culture, Language and Representation 2021; Culture, Language and Representation 2019; Kalbotyra 2017), chapters in collective volumes (Mouton de Gruyter 2022; John Benjamins 2021; Routledge 2020; John Benjamins 2020; Vernon Press 2020; John Benjamins 2018; John Benjamins 2017; Peter Lang 2017), and edited collective volumes and journal special issue (Mouton De Gruyter 2022; Journal of Pragmatics 2022; John Benjamins 2017; Peter Lang 2017).

Dr. Marín has been principal investigator in the national projects STANCEDISC (PGC2018-095798-B-I00); EUROEVIDMOD (FFI2011-23181); ACIE (BFF2000-0699-C02-02), and in projects of the Comunidad de Madrid (06/HSE/0272/2004), UCM-Santander (PR34/07-15798), and the UCM (PR52/00-8888). She is currently a member of the project PID2021-125327NB-I00. She has also participated as research member in 11 research projects and two research networks, at the European and national level. Dr. Marín has been founder and coordinator (2004-2021) of the UCM research group Discourse and Communication in English: Cognitive and Functional Perspectives(930160) (

Dr. Marín is member of the scientific committee or advisory board in a number of refereed journals (Atlantis, ESP Across Cultures, Kalbotyra, Lingua, RAEL, y RESLA), and has served as reviewer in miscellaneous journals indexed in JCR and similar journal rankings. She has been convenor of four international conferences on evidentiality modality and stance, and cognitive linguistics: STANCEDISC’20, 9-11 September 2020, EMEL’14, 6-8 October 2014; ModE4, 9-11 September 2010; y AELCO, 17-20 May 2000.


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