Encarnación Hidalgo-Tenorio is a senior lecturer in English linguistics at the University of Granada, Spain, where she has been teaching undergraduate and master courses since 1997. Her main research area is Critical Discourse Analysis, where she focuses on notions such as representation and power enactment as manifested mainly in public discourse. She has published on language and gender, as well as Irish theatre, and has also paid attention to the analysis of the way identity can be discursively constructed.