Lucía Bennett Ortega

Lucía Bennett is an FPU research fellow at the University of Granada. She graduated in English Studies at the University of Granada in July 2020 and was granted the UGR Extraordinary End-of-Degree Distinction. In October 2020 she was awarded with a Departmental Collaborative Grant funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education and she completed her master’s degree in English Literature and Linguistics in September 2021.

Lucía is currently a PhD candidate in North American Literature under the supervision of Prof. Miriam Fernández Santiago and has been granted a Spanish Competitive PhD grant (FPU) by the Spanish Ministry of Education to carry out her doctoral research on Richard Powers’ fiction at the University of Granada. Her main research interests include critical posthumanism, vulnerability studies and feminist criticism. Lucía is at present the SAAS (Spanish Association of American Studies) Young Scholars Newsletter Coordinator and she is the co-author of the forthcoming book chapter “Estudio empírico sobre la influencia del confinamiento por la COVID19 en la enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras en la Universidad de Granada” which will be included in the monographic publication of the I Simposio Internacional sobre la Enseñanza de Lenguas Extranjeras en la Educación Superior: Analizar y Actuar (2021). Lucía is also a member of the Research Project “Interfaces: Representing Human Vulnerability in the Fourth Industrial Revolution” (P20_00008).

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