Dr Iván García

Director of English, Politics and Contemporary History

  • New Adelphi 1.05
  • T: +44 (0)161 295 3539
  • E: i.garcia@salford.ac.uk
  • SEEK: Research profile

Office Times

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Biography

I’m a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics and the School's Director of English, Politics and Contemporary History.

I studied linguistics as an undergraduate at University College London and received a Ph.D. in linguistics from Stanford University in 2009. I’m a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a recipient of the Vice-Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award.

Teaching

I teach modules in Linguistics and English Language, including:

  • Foundations of Language II
  • Truth and Meaning
  • Corpus Approaches to Language
  • Language and Communication
  • Current Issues in Pragmatics

Research Interests

My areas of research are semantics, pragmatics, syntax, and their interfaces. In particular, my current research focuses on quantification and exceptives in English. I supervise PhD students working on these areas.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • BA in Linguistics (University College London)
  • RSA/Cambridge Diploma (DTEFLA)
  • MA in Linguistics (Stanford University)
  • PhD in Linguistics (Stanford University)
  • PGCert in Higher Education (University of Salford)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Member of the Linguistic Association of America
  • Member of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain

Publications

(Forthcoming). ‘Generality and Exception: The Syntax and Semantics of Exceptives’. (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics). Oxford: Oxford University Press.