Dr Patricia Bou Franch

Professor of Linguistics

Director of IULMA – Interuniversity Institute of Applied Modern Languages


IULMA – Institut Interuniversitari de Llengües Modernes Aplicades

Department of English and German Philology

Facultat de Filologia, Traducció i Comunicació

Universitat de València

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1216-8869
Scopus Author ID: 36622219800
Researcher ID: E-5547-2016

I lecture on English language and linguistics at the Department of English and German Philology, University of Valencia. I teach English Discourse Analysis and History and Culture of English Speaking Countries to under-graduate students of English Studies, and Discourse in the Media at graduate level.

I am a research member of the Interuniversity Institute of Applied Modern Languages (IULMA). My research interests include (gender) identities and ideologies, (im)politeness, discourse of social conflicts, inter-/ cross-cultural communication and digital discourse analysis. I have published in international journals like Intercultural PragmaticsJournal of Pragmatics, Journal of Computer-Mediated CommunicationJournal of Politeness Research, Journal of Language and Politics, Gender and Language, Pragmatics and Society and Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict. I am editor of several volumes and special issues including: Language Aggression against Women (2014, the Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict), Exploring language aggression against women (Benjamins, 2016) and co-editor of  The Pragmatics of Textual Participation in the Social Media (2014, Journal of Pragmatics) and Analyzing Digital Discourse: New Insights and Future Directions (2019, Palgrave Macmillan).

I have evaluated manuscripts for international scholarly journals and publishers.

I serve on the board of :