Anna Vermeulen obtained a Master degree in Roman philology (French and Spanish) and holds a PHD in Linguistics and Literature of Roman Languages (Spanish) from the Catholic University of Louvain (KUL). She currently works as an associate professor at the Department of Translation, Interpretation and Communication of the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of the Ghent University (Belgium) where she teaches Spanish Structures, Translation Spanish-Dutch and Audiovisual Translation (AVT). Her research and publications focus on translation strategies and techniques, pragmatic aspects and linguistic variation in AVT as well as AVT as a didactic tool in foreign language teaching and learning. As a visiting professor she held conferences and workshops at different Universities in Spain and Latin-America. She is a member of the research group MUTLIPLES of the Ghent University and the ATLAS group of the UNED (Madrid).