Editorial Board

Patricia Díaz Osses

Head of Department at the English Pedagogy Program.

Qualified teacher of English as a foreign language and BA in Education, and an MA in Education Management from Universidad de Santiago de Chile.

With more than 20 years of experience in teaching EFL; over 10 years in teacher training, and holding management positions since 2008.  Has been a lecturer at postgraduate programs since 2006 and has supervised dissertations.  


Awarded outstanding teacher on an internship at the university Zhejiang Gongshang in the year 2008.


Cristina Iturriaga Gamboa

Editor LEC Journal

Responsible for the Linguistics and Methodology area at the English Pedagogy Program.

First graduated as teacher of English as a foreign language at Universidad de Santiago de Chile and got a BA in Education in the same institution in the year 2001.  With almost 20 years of experience in teaching at different levels from beginner to advanced, and for different ages from teenagers to adults in general English programs, and TEFL programs.

Got an MA in English Linguistics at Universidad de Chile in 2010 and has attended courses in the IOE of the University of London.

Martín Flores Quiroz

Editor LEC Journal

Research Coordinator at the English Pedagogy Program.


Graduated with a BA in English Linguistics and Literature from Universidad de Chile in 2010, an MA in Linguistics from Universidad de Chile in 2013 and an MA in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science from the University of Birmingham, UK, in 2013. Currently a PhD (c) in Linguistics at Universidad de Concepción. With more than 7 years of experience teaching in higher education, focused on grammar, phonetics and phonology, linguistics, academic writing and supervising dissertations.



“… Without a sense of identity, there can be no real struggle…” 
― Paulo FreirePedagogy of the Oppressed

Editorial Board

"Congreso de Segundas Lenguas y Lenguas Extranjeras" committee at Universidad Santo Tomás.