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USAL Director, Graduate Program

Originally from Spain, Prof. Dominguez earned her Ph.D. in Hispanic philology from the University of Salamanca, where she currently serves as Professor in the Department of Spanish Language. Her teaching and research focus on the disciplines of discourse analysis and applied linguistics as they relate to the teaching of Spanish as a second language. She has published the books Conectores discursivos en textos argumentativos breves (Arco Libros, 2007), El lenguaje jurídico-político: La Constitución española de 1978 (Lapágina Ediciones, 2001), and some chapters in academic books as Los estudios sobre marcadores del discurso en español, hoy (Arco Libros, 2010), Gramática y discurso. Nuevas aportaciones sobre partículas discursivas en español (EUNSA, 2011) or Encrucijadas históricas de la España contemporánea: Textos y contextos que marcan época (Ambosmundos, 2012). Besides, she co-authored five manuals on the teaching of Spanish to Brazilian high school students, (Español para todos, Ática, 2001, 4 vols., and ¡Ahora sí!, Escala Educacional, 2006). She has also published several articles and essays devoted to Discourse Analysis and the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language in national and international professional journals and compilations.
She has been Vice-Rector for International Relations of the University of Salamanca, Academic Director of Cursos Internacionales de la Universidad de Salamanca, Academic Coordinator of the M.A. program "Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language", Academic Advisor of the IES Program for studies abroad (Chicago) and a member of the Advising Committee of the Center for Brazilian Studies of the University of Salamanca. She has taught classes in the United States (Middlebury College in Vermont, Atlanta-Georgia, New Mexico), as well as in Brazil (Universidade do Vale do Itajaí-Santa Catarina), and Bolivia (Universidad San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca-Sucre).

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