Dr. Iván García

School of Arts and Media

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Contact Details

New Adelphi, Room 6.47

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Current positions

Deputy Dean


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