William Mel Coranes Paglinawan
University of Southeastern Philippines - Davao City, Philippines
Notre Dame of Dadiangas University - General Santos City, Philippines Philippines
Mr William Mel C. Paglinawan is University Instructor at the Notre Dame of Dadiangas University (NDDU) in General Santos City, Philippines. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts major in Mass Communication and also a Masters Degree in English with specialization in Applied Linguistics. In 2017, he joined the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, USA as an exchange scholar and adjunct professor through the Fulbright Scholarship Grant. In the university, he handled various classes including teaching languages, journalism, methods of research and critical media and communication studies. Moreover, his research interest draws on the theories and methods from applied linguistics, journalism, up to media and communication studies mostly on how media topics are communicated in the society. He also works in areas of corpus linguistics, particularly in relation to Discourse Analysis (DA), Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), or in recent diachronic change. He also works on topics such as the representation of identity, especially gender and sexuality and analysis of news or online corpora.