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Professor Stefania D’Avanzo

Education: English Language and Translation

Affiliation: University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy


Department of Economics

Università degli studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli

Corso Gran Priorato di Malta

81043 Capua (CE)


Phone: (+39)






Stefania D’Avanzo is Associate Professor of English Language and Translation at University of Campania ‘L. Vanvitelli’. She earned a PHD in English for Special Purposes from the University of Naples ‘Federico II’. Her main research interests and publications focus on Corporate, Legal, Environmental, Institutional and Popularization Discourse. Methodology and theoretical approaches include, among others, Corpus Based Approach, Multimodality, Critical Discourse Analysis, Cognitive Linguistics. She has been member of some relevant national projects, including, among others, the COFIN PRIN project entitled “Tensioni e variazioni nei generi settoriali inglesi” (Title of the local project: “Processi evolutivi di generi e istituzioni: variazioni di politiche e pratiche discorsive”) promoted by the University of Bergamo and the University of Naples ‘Federico II’. She has recently co-edited a special issue on Business narratives (Catenaccio, P., D’Avanzo, S., Geert, J. (eds). Narrating and communicating business ‘stories’- multifaceted approaches to corporate communication, I-Land Journal 1/2021). She is the author of a monograph on legal and political discourse on Immigration and asylum.

Selected Publications

D'Avanzo, S. (2012). Europe: Home of migrants built on Sand: EU political and legal discourse on immigration and asylum. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.