Victoria Marrero has a Ph. D. in Linguistics from the Complutense University of Madrid, and she is currently a Full Professor of Spanish Linguistics at the National Distance Education University (UNED) in Spain. She also gives lessons at the CSIC (Spanish Research Council) and at the University of Girona. Se has been guest speaker in several Spanish universities, where she has taught in the postgraduate programs (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad de Barcelona, etc).
Her main areas of interest are Phonetics, Speech Perception, Clinical Linguistics, Language Acquisition and Spanish as a Second Language for Immigrants. She has participated in research projects funded by the European Union (ESPRIT Projects), or by the Spanish Ministry of Science, and has developed (with F. Villalba and M.T. Hernández) the Curriculum of Spanish as a Second Language for Inmmigrants for the Instituto Cervantes and the Spanish Ministry of Labour and Immigrants. Among her latest works (in collaboration) are chapters in the books entitled Assessing Grammar; the languages of LARSP (M.J. Ball, D. Crystal and P. Fletcher, eds., Multilingual Matters 2012), Evaluation in Context (G Thompson & L. Alba-Juez, eds., John Benjamins, 2013), Panorama de la fonética española (A. Pena, ed., Arco Libros, 2014), Fonética experimental, educación superior e investigación (Congosto, Y., Montero, M.L. y Salvador, A., eds., Arco Libros 2014). She has co-edited the Proceedings of the II International Conference on Clinical Linguistics, and authored/co-authored ten other books, as well as numerous articles in journals such as Speech Communication, Revista de Filología Española, Revista de Logopedia, Foniatría y Audiología, etc.