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 and second language acquisition and development (in typical and atypical populations)
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