María José Domínguez Vázquez

Category: Philologist

She is a Professor of German Grammar at the University of Santiago de Compostela and took the first doctor’s degree in German Philology in Galicia and extraordinary doctor’s degree prize.

 Work & Activities

She is on a research group of the USC (‘Textos e contextos alemáns: sincronía e diacronía (Humboldt)’) that is developing five competitive projects. She leads a project about the elaboration of a computerized bilingual corpus and an online Spanish-German dictionary, financed by the Xunta de Galicia. She also participates in other national and international projects.

In October 2011 the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation gave her a research grant in recognition of her well-deserved career. The rigour of these awards, granted by a committee of all disciplinary areas, is clear as 41 recipients were awarded the Nobel Prize by now.

The research project verses on Spanish-German contrastive grammar. She is an expert on this field as well as on lexicography and valence theory and has published many monographs, chapters and articles in international magazines.

 Other Interesting Aspects

María José Domínguez also coordinates the European MA in Theoric and Practic Lexicography, promoted by an international consortium of fifteen universities and European, American and African research centres.