Samuel Walter Best

Biographical note: My current position is Associate Professor at the Guarda Polytechnic Institute, Portugal, where I teach English Language for Specific Purposes to undergraduate students of Management Studies, Marketing and Accounting. I also teach Technical English to students of Pharmacy and Advanced Communication Skills to students taking a Master’s degree in Teaching English Language at the Primary School level.

My areas of interest for research purposes include cultural studies, intercultural studies, interculturality and English and American literature.

My Doctoral degree, completed in 1990, is from the University of Rhode Island, U.S.A, with a thesis on the interart analogy in nineteenth century British literature.