I hold a PhD in English Philology, with a dissertation on Contrastive Rhetorics. I belong to the Department of Literature and Language Teaching of the University of Granada and I work at the Faculty of Education, Economics and Technology of Ceuta, where I was the Vicedean of Research and International Relations from 2000 to 2008. There I also coordinate the Research Group “Open Knowledge for Social Action”. Since 2012 I have formed part of the University Senate and since 2016 I am a member of the Governing Council of the University of Granada.
I have been a member of the Advisory Board of Language Politics of the Government of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia and also a member of the Council for the Elaboration of School Language Project of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia. I designed the School Language Project for the Autonomous Organism for the European Educational Programs during 2011/12. Additionally, I coordinated the School Language Project for the Government of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia during 2013/14 and 2014/15.
I have lead courses for the Ministry of Education of Spain, for the Autonomous Community of Andalusia or the Cervantes Institute as well as private institutions such as Samsung, Santillana or Telefonica, among others. In 2017 I received the Award of the University of Granada and Rural Savings Bank of Granada for the Communication and Innovation in Digital Media.
I am one of the founders and the Scientific Director of Conecta13, spin-off of the University of Granada dedicated to consulting about education, personal development, and ICT. In 2019 our spin-off, Conecta13, has received the Award of the Social Council of the University of Granada