Senior Lecturer at the English Studies Department of the University of Zaragoza, where I teach Film Analysis and English. My primary areas of interest include film, television, gender, and cultural studies. More specifically, my current research focuses on contemporary romantic comedy. I am a member of the research group "Film, culture and society" and the project “Film and crisis: social change and representation in the cinema of the new century”.
Social media profiles: Researchgate; Academia
Some of my recent publications are:
Global Genres, Local Films: The Transnational Dimension of Spanish Cinema. Elena Oliete-Aldea, Beatriz Oria, Juan Tarancón (eds). London, Oxford, New York: Bloomsbury. 2015.
Talking Dirty on Sex and the City: Romance, Intimacy, Friendship. Lanham: Littlefield & Rowman. 2014.
Journal articles and book chapters
"We Found Love in a Hopeless Place: Romantic Comedy in the Post-Romantic Era". “Happily Ever After”: Romantic Comedy in the Post-Romantic Age. Maria San Filippo, ed. 2021. Wayne State UP: 27-46.
“Facing the Fig Tree: Contemporary Intimacy Culture in Master of None". Imagining “We” in the Age of “I:” Romance and Social Bonding in Contemporary Culture. Mary Harrod, Suzanne Leonard and Diane Negra, eds. 2021. London: Routledge.
“‘I’m Taken… By Myself’: Romantic Crisis in the Self-Centered Indie Rom-Com”. Journal of Film and Video. 73.1. Spring. 2021: 3-17.
"Love on the Margins: the American Indie Rom-com of the 2010s". Atlantis: Journal of the Spanish Association of Anglo-American Studies. 40.2. 2018: 145-168.
“Love is a Man’s Thing: Hollywood and the Spanish Homme-com”. Journal of Popular Film and Television. 43.1. 2015: 28-38.
"What's Love Got to Do with It? Sex and the City's Comic Perspective on Sex". The Journal of Popular Culture. 47.2. 2014: 381-397.