Dr Lucía Pintado Gutiérrez


Dr Lucía Pintado Gutiérrez is an Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics at the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at Dublin City University. She holds a European PhD on Pedagogical Translation from the University of Valladolid (Spain) where she completed a BA in Translation and Interpreting and an MPhil in Translation and Intercultural Communication. Prior to working at DCU she worked at the Universities of Limerick and Leicester. Her research is twofold: on the one hand Lucía explores the intersection of translation, conflict and memory studies; she also looks at the developing field of language education and pedagogical translation. Her publications include journal articles, edited work and book chapters on these topics -namely translation and narratives of the Spanish conflict and the dictatorship; the students’ agency and pedagogical translation; and translation within a communicative framework. She welcomes expressions of interest from doctoral candidates who wish to engage in research on: Applied Linguistics; the Pedagogy of Translation; First and Second Language Acquisition; Foreign Language Teaching and Learning; Translation in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning (Pedagogical Translation); Translation, Conflict and Memory Studies.

Research interests include:
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Translation Pedagogy
  • The Process of Translation
  • First and Second Language Acquisition
  • Foreign Language Teaching and Learning
  • Translation and Language Learning (Pedagogical Translation)
  • Translation, Conflict and Memory Studies