Contact expert

Franco Zappettini, Dr

University of Liverpool, Department of Communication and Media

Areas of Expertise

Country of residence

United Kingdom

Online Academic Profile

Research Discipline

Area & Language Studies


I have contributed to disseminate my research with public audiences and practitioners. See op-ed ( and LSE blogs (

Language Skills

  • English (native equivalent)
  • Italian (native)
  • Spanish (fluent)
  • French (intermediate)


I am a linguist with a long term experience of language teaching and Critical Discourse Analysis. My research interests lie at the intersection of communication, language and social dynamics with specific applicative foci on the discursive construction of transantional/European identities in the public/mediatised sphere.