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Associate Professor Leonel Alvarado

Senior Lecturer in Spanish

School of Humanities

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Latin American literature and popular culture

Travel writing

Central American literature


21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Cultural Studies (200200): Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified (200299): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Literary Studies (200500): Literature in Spanish and Portuguese (200514)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 1

Consultancy and Languages


  • Spanish
    Last used: All the time
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 1 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • Fahd Hamad A Alqasham - PhD
    "Virtual social networking mediated English language learning in the Saudi tertiary EFL context: Innovation and agency"

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2011 - Van Long Nguyen - PhD
    Computer-mediated collaborative learning in a Vietnamese tertiary EFL context

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