Asun López-Varela Azcárate
Asunción López-Varela Azcárate is a Professor at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Her research interests are comparative literature, the relationship between science, technology and art, cultural and education studies, and cognitive and intermedial semiotics. In 2007 she established the Research Program Studies on Intermediality and Intercultural Mediation (SIIM), which has received funding from various sources for several projects. She is an external evaluator in various research programs of the European Commission and other national agencies (the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), etc.). She is also an editor of several journals in her research areas. She has served as the President of the European Society of Comparative Literature and Deputy Head of the English Department at Complutense.