Dr. Iván García

School of Arts and Media

Image of Dr. Iván García coming soon

Contact Details

New Adelphi Room 6.47

Please email for an appointment.

Current positions

Associate Dean Academic (Student Experience)


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. I’m also a reviewer for the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).


I have taught modules in Linguistics and English Language, including:

  • Structure of English
  • Language and Meaning
  • Semantics
  • Corpus Approaches to Language
  • Language and Communication
  • Pragmatics and Cognition

Research Interests

My areas of research are semantics, pragmatics, syntax, and their interfaces. I supervise PhD students working on these areas.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • BA in Linguistics (University College London)
  • MA, PhD in Linguistics (Stanford University)
  • PGCert in Higher Education (University of Salford)


  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Member of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain