I am a PhD in Language Sciences (Cognitive Science & Linguistics) (2016–2020) from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) –Prosodic Studies Group (GrEP) (Dept. of Translation and Language Sciences, Barcelona, Catalonia). My dissertation was directed by Dr. Pilar Prieto (ICREA/UPF).

I currently work as an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Subject-Specific Education ("Dept. de Didàctiques Específiques") at the Universitat de Girona (UdG) (Girona, Catalonia). I am also a Research Member of the Prosodic Studies Group (GrEP) and a Collaborator Teacher in the M.A. in Learning Difficulties and Language Disorders at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) (Barcelona, Catalonia).


I hold a M.A. in Teacher Training (Universitat de Barcelona), specializing in Catalan Language and Literature, and a M.A. in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), specializing in Language Acquisition. During my PhD years, I also worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (postgraduate and graduate levels).


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  • First & second language acquisition and development (in typical and atypical populations)

  • Gesture-speech development

  • The multimodal integration of gesture, speech and prosody

  • The development of children’s narrative and other linguistic abilities

  • Multimodal learning/communication and embodied cognition

  • Language and cognition

ORCID ID0000-0001-7347-8839

Researcher IDS-1621-2018

Scopus Author ID57201458164

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