Dr. Stanca Mada
Role: Project member
Stanca Măda’s research interests include professional communication, media, humour, and political studies, from an applied linguistics perspective - pragmatics, sociolinguistics, (critical) discourse analysis.
Stanca obtained a Bachelor’s degree in philology, specialising in Romanian and English Language and Literature (1999 - Transylvania University of Brașov), a Master’s degree in Linguistics and Communication (2000 - University of Bucharest), and a Ph.D. in philology (2008 - University of Bucharest), with a thesis on Aspects of Workplace Communication.
She was a member in national and international research projects, published books and articles in her fields of expertise, and co-edited thematic volumes with John Benjamins Publishing House and the Transilvania University Publishing House.
Since 2008 she has been teaching courses as a member of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics of the Faculty of Letters at the Transylvania University of Brasov.
2009 - Comunicarea în mediul profesional românesc. Braşov: Editura Universităţii Transilvania din Braşov, ISBN 978-973-598-493-9
2015 - Săftoiu, Răzvan, Maria-Ionela Neagu, Stanca Măda (eds.) Persuasive Games in Political and Professional Dialogue. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Dialogue Studies Series 26, ISBN 9789027210432
2018 – ‘Analyzing Political Discourse as a Macro Speech Act’. Revue Roumaine de Linguistique, LXIII, 1–2: 133–146. ISSN 0035-3957