José Luis Ortega Martín

José Luis Ortega Martín is a principal lecturer at the University of Granada (TEFL), and was formerly vice dean in charge of International Relations from 2004 to 2008. He has served as the head of in-service training at UGR from 2011 to 2015, and was the head teacher of a private school in Granada from 1994 to 2003, as well as the external evaluator of the Spanish Agency for the Quality on University Studies (ANECA). Martin has also served as secretary of the local organizing committee for the International Conference on the Learner in both 2005 (Granada, Spain) and 2006 (Montego Bay, Jamaica), as well as for the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences in held in Granada, Spain in 2007. He is a member of the scientific committee of several international journals, has given conferences and taught at more than ten European and American universities, and has authored and contributed to more than ten books and chapters, as well as published several papers in the areas of TEFL, teacher training, classroom management, motivation, and bilingualism, amongst others. He also serves on the Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations Advisory Board.