Teaching Associates

María García López is a Teaching Associate from Lugo (Spain). She holds a B.A. in Hispanic Studies and a M.A. in Foreign Languages Education from Universidad de Salamanca, where she is currently a PhD student. Her main research interests are collocations and contrastive linguistics. In addition, she is interested in Spanish language acquisition and cognitive linguistics.


Room: 114, Rochambeau House

Office hours:
Monday & Wednesday 11am - 12pm 
or by appointment

Elena González Ruiz is a Visiting Teaching Associate from Madrid, Spain. She holds a B.A in English from the Complutense University of Madrid and a M.A in Applied Linguistics in Foreign Languages with a speciality in English from the Spanish National University of Distance Education (UNED). Last year, she received a Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from the University of Valencia, Spain. Her main interests are psycholinguistics and second language acquisition. In the last few years, Elena has taught basic and intermediate Spanish courses, Topics in Spanish Language and Introduction to Textual Analysis and Composition at the University of Calgary, Canada.