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Dr León Solís is from Andalucía, in Southern Spain. He graduated in English Language and Literature at Granada University in Spain and was later awarded a PhD at Glasgow Caledonian University in 2001 He is Head of Languages at the University of the West of Scotland.

His research expertise falls in the field of Cultural Studies, Politics and Discourse Analysis, with a special focus on narrative constructions of national identities in the media.

External positions

External Examiner, Roehampton University

External Examiner, University of Chester


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • national identity
  • Media
  • Politics
  • nationalism
  • cultural studies

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Research Output

40 años de la Constitución española. Narrativas mediáticas de una celebración: entre lo sagrado y lo profano

Translated title of the contribution: 40 years of the Spanish Constitution. Media narratives of a celebration: between the sacred and the profaneLeon Solis, F. & Gutiérrez Jiménez, M. E., 13 May 2020, In : Estudios Sobre El Mensaje Periodístico. 26, 3, p. 1033-1044 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Giving voice: an analysis of EU student discourses on migration and education

    León-Solís, F. & Allan, M., 22 Nov 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • Spain, Catalonia and the Scottish referendum: a study in multiple realities

    Castello, E., Leon Solis, F. & O’Donnell, H., Feb 2016, Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives. Blain, N. & Hutchison, D. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press, p. 159-172 14 p.

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  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    El Punt/Avui+ y la Selección del ‘Estado Agresor’

    Leon Solis, F., 2013, In : Revista Ámbitos. 22

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • La constitución española y la metáfora de la violencia

    Leon Solis, F., 2011, In : Sociedad y Discurso. 19

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle