foto Maria Lluisa Gea Valor
PDI-Titular d'Universitat
Department: English and German
Departament de Filologia Anglesa i Alemanya Facultat de Filologia, Traducció i Comunicació Universitat de València Avinguda Blasco Ibáñez 32 46010 València
(9633) 95034

Maria-Lluïsa Gea-Valor is a Senior Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics in the Department of English and German Philology at the Universitat de València, Spain. From 2002 to 2016 she taught at the Universitat Jaume I in Castelló, Spain, where she was vice-dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences for six years. Her teaching expertise ranges from undergraduate to graduate courses.

Her research interests lie in the field of genre analysis, especially evaluative and promotional genres, written academic discourse, and literary translation. She has specialised in the academic book review and the book blurb. Her work has been published in prestigious journals such as Journal of English for Academic Purposes, Journal of English for Specific Purposes, and Ibérica, as well as in the volumes Academic Evaluation: Review Genres in University Settings (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), Constructing Interpersonality: Multiple Perspectives on Written Academic Discourse (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010), and Dialogicity in Written Specialised Genres (John Benjamins, 2014), among others. She has co-edited several books on applied linguistics, corpus linguistics and translation, and has co-authored the book A Practical Introduction to English Phonology (PUV, 2012) with Dr. Barry Pennock-Speck. She is currently working on the English translation of Enric Valor's folktale corpus, together with Dr. Paul Scott Derrick; they have recently published Valencian Folktales by Enric Valor. Volume 1 (Routledge, 2022).

From 2010 to 2014, Maria-Lluïsa was a member of the ENEIDA research group ( She is now part of the GENDIGIT research team ( Since 2006, she has also been part of IULMA (Instituto Interuniversitario de Lenguas Modernas Aplicadas).

Over the years, she has been a visiting scholar at Georgetown University (USA), Southern Connecticut State University (USA), Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (Germany), Université de Genève (Switzerland) and the Institute of Education, University of London (UK).

Subjects taught and teaching methods
Second semester
Friday de 16:00 a 19:00. DESPATX 067,6ªPLANTA FFTIC
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