Mariángel Soláns holds a degree in English Philology from the University of Zaragoza and a PhD from the National Distance Education University (UNED). She has worked as a freelance translator for different companies and public institutions. She currently works as a part-time lecturer at the Department of Foreign Languages and their Linguistics at the UNED, where she teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the areas of English language and literature. Furthermore, she works as an academic languages coordinator at the Distance Learning Language Centre (CUID) at the UNED. Her research interests include literary studies as well as teaching English as a foreign language. She also teaches open learning courses as well as MOOCs. She is part of the teaching innovation projects GLOBE and INME-3L at the UNED.