Professor of Linguistics
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Working as a professional linguist is the result of a crucial decision that I had to make many years ago, by choosing between the two passions of my life: language and music.
But soon I realised that these were not two different things actually. Both language and music are all about combining sounds, assigning structure to them, calculating the role of co(n)text and --most intriguingly-- bringing knowledge, provoking (re)actions and arousing emotions in other people's minds.
"Linguistics is the most scientific of all the humanities,