María Sampedro Mella
María Sampedro Mella holds a BA in Hispanic Philology from the USC and the Award for Excellence in Academic Career by the Regional Goverment of Galicia (2010). She is a Doctor of ‘Spanish Linguistics: Research and Teaching’ from the University of Salamanca (2016) (International Doctorate) and holds a MA in Teaching (2011) and a MA in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (2012) from the University of Salamanca.
Between 2011 and 2021, she worked as a teacher and researcher at the University of Salamanca, the University of Lisbon and the University of Paris Sorbonne Nouvelle. She taught the courses General Linguistics, Spanish Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Spanish as a Foreign Language, Syntax, Didactics of Spanish and Journalistic Writing and Textual Criticism, in different BA and MA degrees. As a researcher, between 2017 and 2018, she was a member of the Centre of Linguistics of the University of Lisbon (CLUL), and between 2018 and 2021 she was part of the research unit CLESTHIA- Langage, Systèmes, Discours of the U. of Paris Sorbonne Nouvelle.
In 2018, she joined the Spanish Grammar Group and the Department of Spanish Language and Literature, Theory of Literature and General Linguistics of the USC as a postdoctoral fellow. Currently, she is the principal investigator (PI) of the project Use of general and learner corpora for the research and teaching of discourse in Spanish as a foreign language, funded by the regional government of Galicia (ED481D-2022-016).