ORTS LLOPIS, Mª ANGELES
Professor at ENAE Business School. Ph.D in Modern Languages (English) and degree in English Philology, University of Murcia.
María Angeles Orts Llopis, Professor of English for Business and Economics within the English Philology Department (University of Murcia).
She has developed her professional activity as professor and researcher in the field of English for Professional and Academic Purposes, as well as attended and spoken at numerous national and international conferences and workshops on these fields throughout her career (Forensic Linguistics, AELFE, Language and Society, among others). She has also taught specialized courses for professionals, researchers, employers, university students and professors at institutions such as University of Murcia, Chamber of Commerce of Murcia and ENAE Business School. Furthermore, she is a member of the Spanish Association of Languages for Specific Purposes, the Forensic Linguistics Association and the Research group Translation and Cognition (University of Murcia).
She started her professional activity at the Spanish public company BAZÁN (Naval Construction) located in Cartagena as Translator, Interpreter and Public Relations Manager for the Armed Forces Delegation in Egypt. She has translated documents specialized in the fields of economics, business, legal and mercantile for different public institutions such as INFO (Regional development agency), Regional Assembly of Murcia, University of Murcia (departments of Civil Law and Banking Economy, among others) and the Directorate-General for Tourism of the Region of Murcia, as well as for private entities and companies of different fields, becoming a specialist in the translation of contracts. She has also translated the work of the renowned forensic linguistics Dres Peter Tiersma (Loyola School of Law, Los Angeles) and Lawrence Solan (Brooklyn Law School) into Spanish, as well as two research volumes in the legal field.
She has taught different Courses on Promotion of Education and lectured in the MBA and Master in Banking Economy at ENAE Business School and the University of Murcia since 1989. He also worked for the Chamber of Commerce of Murcia, UNED (National Distance Education University) and ICEX (Spanish international trade institute).
Furthermore, she has been the Secretary of two sessions of the course on Translation and Mediation at Universidad del Mar, as well as delivered talks and seminars at other universities such as Cataluña Polytechnic University and Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona), Brooklyn Law School (New York) and Illinois Institute of Technology in (Chicago).
She is currently doing research on the Corruption discourse in Spain and its translation into English, in the wake of the new Spanish Criminal Code and GRECO?s reports of the EU. At the moment she is the Associate Chair of the Translation and Interpreting Department and Coordinator of the Degree in Translation and Interpreting Studies in the Faculty of Arts.