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Dr. Begoña Crespo
Dr. Begoña Crespo is a Senior Lecturer at the University of A Coruña (Spain). She has published on the processes of lexicon enlargement in the History of English, genre/text-type taxonomy, the diachronic development of English scientific writing and corpus linguistics. She is currently supervising some PhD Dissertations on the language of science using corpora. She has co-organised several conferences on English Philology, Medieval Studies and Corpus Linguistics and summer courses on women studies. She is the main researcher of the project “Women and scientific discourse: social differences and language variation in English (1700-1930)”. She has published in journals such as Studia Neophilologica, Nordic Journal of English Studies, Neuphilologische Mitteilungen, English Studies, SAP and Literary and Linguistic Computing among others as well as book chapters in D.S Brewer, Rodopi, Peter Lang, Lincom Europa or John Benjamins. Since 2013 she has formed part of the team that develops EMI courses for university instructors at UDC. She has performed other managerial academic duties being vicedean at the Faculty of Philology, Head of the English Department, Head of the International Office, Head of UDC language Centre and Deputy Vice-Chancellor for International Promotion.