Professor Marianna Patrona

Marianna Patrona is Associate Professor in English at the Hellenic Army Academy, Greece. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, an M.Phil. in Linguistics from the University of Cambridge (UK), and a Ph.D. in Sociolinguistics from King’s College London, University of London.

She has published extensively in various discourse and communication journals and edited volumes, and  has recently edited the collective volume Crisis and the Media: Narratives of Crisis across CulturalSettings and Media Genres(John Benjamins 2018, Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture series).

She has participated in various international research projects and is a reviewer for highly acclaimed peer-reviewed journals in the field. Her research interests include broadcast discourse and communication; broadcast interviewing; discourse and politics; changing communication practices in broadcast news; political communication, journalism and crisis; the language of populism.