Laura Alba Juez

Campos científicos de interés

  • Pragmática
  • Análisis del discurso

Palabras clave de la investigación desarrollada

  • pragmática
  • Análisis del discurso
  • Lingüística Funcional
  • expresión de la emoción

Palabras clave de la transferencia del conocimiento desarrollada

  • Discurso institucional y corporativo
  • emoción y lenguaje
  • inteligencia emocional


Laura Alba-Juez is Full Professor of English Linguistics at the UNED in Madrid, Spain.  She holds a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from the UNAM (Mexico), and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.  From 1997 to 2001, she held the positions of Visiting Researcher and Lecturer at Georgetown University (Washington D. C., U.S.A.). In 2013 she stayed at King’s College London (University of London, U.K.) as a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Center for Language, Discourse and Communication. Her main areas of research are Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics. At present she is the Principal Investigator of the EMO-FunDETT project (funded by the Spanish government). She has published twelve books and numerous scientific articles. Her last two books are Evaluation in Context (in co-edition with Geoff Thompson, 2014, John Benjamins), and Pragmatics: Cognition, Context and Culture (in co-authorship with J. Lachlan Mackenzie, 2016, McGraw Hill). She is currently working on the edition (together with J. Lachlan Mackenzie) of the book entitled Emotion in Discourse, to be published by John Benjamins.