Reviewers

         Reviewers from foreign universities

  1. Prof. Olena Olexandrivna Semenets. She is a Professor at the Department of Journalism and Advertising, Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics. Doctor of Philological Sciences. Scientific Interests: Theory of Complex Nonlinear Systems (Synergetics), Linguistic Synergetics, Philosophy of Language, Media Philosophy, Critical Discourse Analysis of Media Sphere, Media and Human Identity, Ecology of Personality in the World of Media, Semiotics of Social Communications, Visual Communications, Innovative Teaching Methods. A total of 150 scientific publications: monographs, book chapters, articles, and conference materials. Personal educational site: http://mcmc.tilda.ws. Emails: o.semenets@knute.edu.uaolenasemenets@gmail.com.

  2. Prof. Veronika Katermina (Doctor of Philology). She is a Professor at the Kuban State University, Department of English Philology, Krasnodar, Russia. Her scientific interests are in the fields of intercultural communication, discourse and language. Her expertise is in the areas of communication theory, discourse analysis, nomination theory and lexicography. Email: veronika.katermina@yandex.ru

  3. Assos. Prof. Douglas Mark Ponton. He is an Associate Professor of English Language and Translation at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Catania. His research interests include political discourse analysis, ecolinguistics, sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, pragmatics and critical discourse studies. His recent publications include “For Arguments’ Sake: Speaker Evaluation in Modern Political Discourse” and “Understanding Political Persuasion: Linguistic and Rhetorical Aspects”. As well as politics, his research deals with a variety of social topics including tourism, the discourse of mediation, ecology, local dialect and folk traditions, including proverbs and the Blues. E-mail: dmponton@gmail.com

  4. Assos. Prof. Elena Krejtsova. PhD. She is an Associate Professor at the Masaryk University in Brno (Czech Republic), Faculty of Arts, Department of Slavic Studies, Faculty of Arts. She teaches Political Linguistics, and Sociolinguistics. Her research interests and expertise are in the fields of Public Communication, Contrastive Linguistics in Slavic languages, Translation Theory. Email: ekrejcova@phil.muni.cz, https://www.phil.muni.cz/o-nas/zamestnanci-fakulty/23084-elena-krejcova

  5. Assos. Prof. Kim Grego is a lecturer of English Language and Translation at the University of Milan, where she teaches English Language and Linguistics. Her interests include Translation Studies, ESP (scientific, medical and political discourse), Critical Genre Analysis and Critical Discourse Studies applied to ethically debatable issues. She leads the University of Milan’s research unit of the “Age.Vol.A. – Ageing, Volunteers, Assistants – Multilingual tools for assisting the ageing” project, funded by Fondazione Cariplo (2018-2021). Her recent publications include: “From ‘dying well’ to ‘inducing a good death’: euthanasia in the British press (1864-1949)” in Token, 2019” and “Transferring Knowledge to the People on the Web: Academic Resources on Charles Darwin on Facebook”, In M. Gotti, S. Maci, M. Sala (eds) 2020, “Scholarly Pathways: Knowledge Transfer and Knowledge Exchange in Academia”. Bern: Peter Lang. E-mail: kim.grego@unimi.it

  6. Assist. Prof. Ioanna Vovou. Lecturer at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences (Athens, Greece), in the Department of Communication, Media and Culture. She has also the title of Maître de Conférences” in the French public University “Université Paris XIII” where she was teaching for the period 2002-2007. She is a full member of the «Centre d’Etudes des Images et des Sons Médiatiques» (CEISME/CIM, University of Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle). Her research interests focus on the relation between the media and society, on media analysis and on television studies. She participates in international research projects and is the author of essays dealing with the history of television, the political talk shows on Greek television, social representations in reality TV and TV fiction, gendered representations in the media, intermediality and media archeology. Email: vovou@panteion.gr

  7. Assist. Professor Janja Žmavc. Doctor. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of history of classical rhetoric, rhetorical theory and practice, rhetorical means of persuasion (ethos, pathos, logos), argumentation, theory of argumentation, linguistic pragmatics, didactics of classical languages ​​and didactics of rhetoric. He works as a researcher at the Educational Research Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Email: janja.zmavc@gmail.com

  8. Ha Yang, Yann Lee. Doctor of Political Science. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of communication policy, European language policy, European identity, refugees, immigrants. She is a lecturer at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea. Email: bulgariyann@gmail.com

  9. Victoria Odeniyi holds a Master’s degree in English Language Teaching (University of Sheffield, UK) and has completed her doctoral studies in Applied Linguistics at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. She is a reviewer for the International Journal of Multicultural Education and the English Language Teaching Journal. Victoria Odeniyi leads the institutional research and development project Reimagining Conversations with Multilingual Students at the University of the Arts, London, where she is affiliated to the Decolonising Arts Institute and Language Centre. Her professional activities include teaching English in a Multilingual World at Goldsmiths, the University of London. Her professional interests focus on the intersection between language, identity and academic practices, as well as on critical approaches to intercultural communication. E-mail: v.odeniyi@arts.ac.uk.

  10. Julia Rone. Doctor of Communication and New Technologies. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of political communication, political participation, media communication and online communication. PhD at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. Post-doctoral Research Associate at the University of Cambridge University, Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS): Email: julia.rone@eui.eu, jr803@cam.ac.uk

Reviewers from Universities in Bulgaria

  1. Prof. Gergana Dacheva, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of communication, syntactic, semio-stilistic. She is a lecturer at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. E-mail: g_dacheva@abv.bg

  2. Prof. Iliana Pavlova, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of Internet communication, journalism, online media, social media. She is a lecturer at St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo. E-mail: il.pavlova@ts.uni-vt.bg

  3. Prof. Hristo Katrandjiev, PhD. Prof. Katrandjiev is Head of the Department of Marketing and Strategic Planning at the University of National and World Economy. He also holds the position of Secretary General for Distance Learning. He has led and participated in research on brand image, market segmentation, customer satisfaction, positioning, media habits, distribution efficiency, price sensitivity, product innovation, advertising effectiveness, neuromarketing reactions of consumers and more. Prof. Katrandjiev has published over 60 publications in Bulgaria and abroad. He is the author of a number of articles, monographs, textbooks and teaching materials. Email: hristokat@gmail.com

  4. Prof. Milena Popova, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of communication, semiotic, semiotic of advertisement, pragmatic, cognitive linguistic, theory of communication. She is a lecturer at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski. E-mail: milena_rone@yahoo.com

  5. Prof. Veselin Dafov. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of argumentation, rhetoric and philosophy. He is a lecturer at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski. E-mail: vhdafov@phls.uni-sofia.bg

  6. Assoc. Prof. Bilyana Todorova, PhD. She is an Associate Professor at South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Blagoevgrad, Faculty of Philology, Department of Bulgarian language. Her research interests are on Linguistic Stylistics and Rhetoric, Sociolinguistics, Pragmatics, Computer-mediated Discourse, etc. E-mail: b_stoianova@hotmail.com; bilyanatodorova@swu.bg.

  7. Assos. Prof. Bistra Mizova, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of pedagogical communication, phycology and education. She is a lecturer at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski. E-mail: bistra.mizova@gmail.com

  8. Assos. Prof. Daniela Koleva, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of business communication and presentations skills. She is a lecturer at the University of finance, business and entrepreneurship. E-mail:
    dkoleva@city.academic.gr

  9. Assoc. Prof. Evelina Hristova, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields ofmedia communication, public communication, Public Relations. She is a lecturer at the New Bulgarian University. E-mail: christova@nbu.bg

  10. Assos. Prof. Iya Petkova-Guralova. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of business communication, organisational and corporate communication. She is a lecturer at the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski. E-mail: iya.petkova@gmail.com, iya.petkova@feb.uni-sofia

  11. Assos. Prof. Marina Djonova, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of communication, business etiquette and linguistic. She is a lecturer at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. E-mail: mdjonova@gmail.com

  12. Assos. Prof. Maya Russeva, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of political communication, academic communication. She is a lecturer at St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo. E-mail: mayorus@gmail.com

  13. Assoc. Prof. Simeon Vassilev, PhD is a lecturer at the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ”. He holds a PhD in International Communication – Journalism. His dissertation is on Leadership in a Global Media Environment. He specializes in German studies at Martin Luther University, Germany and journalism at the BBC and the University of Cardiff, Wales. His research interests are in the field of media and international relations. Email: simeonvassilev@gmail.com

  14. Assoc. Prof. Sonya Georgieva, Phd. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of pedagogical communication and intercultural communication. She is a lecturer at the University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”. E-mail: sonia1956@abv.bg

  15. Assoc. Prof. Valeria Kardasehcska, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of public speaking and stage speech. She is a lecturer at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, Department “Stage Speech”. E-mail: kardashevska@mail.bg

  16. Assos. Prof. Vladimir Dosev, PhD in General Linguistics (Applied Linguistics). He is a lecturer at the University of Economics – Varna and he teaches courses in PR and Mass Communications, Business Communications, Bulgarian for Foreigners. Research interests and expertise are in the areas of sociolinguistics, mass communications, manipulative discourse. Email: vl_dosev@ue-varna.bg

  17. Assos. Prof. Yosif Nunev, D.Sc. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of intercultural communication, pedagogical communication. He is a lecturer at the Pedagogical Colleague – Pleven, University of Veliko Turnovo. E-mail: inunev@abv.bg

  18. Assist. Prof. Desislava Karaasenova, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of communication, linguistic. She is a lecturer at the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. E-mail: dkaraasenova@phls.uni–sofia.bg

  19. Assist. Prof. Iliya Valkov is completed a doctorate at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski”. He is a lecturer in media and politics, media regulation, radio and television journalism at the University of National and World Economy (UNWE). He has defended a dissertation in crisis communication, has a master’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in public relations. He is the author of the monograph „Communication of Civil Movements“, as well as numerous publications in the field of crisis communication, civil movements and institutions, public communication, journalism. Email: valkov@unwe.bg

  20. Desislava Antova, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of rhetoric, media communication and Internet communication. She is a member of the Institute of Rhetoric and Communications. E-mail: antova.desy@gmail.com

  21. Desislava Dobreva, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of virtual rhetoric, online communication. She is a member of the Institute of Rhetoric and Communications – E-mail: desi.dobreva@gmail.com

  22. Viara Genova, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of rhetoric, gender rhetoric, media communication. She is a member of the Institute of Rhetoric and Communications – E-mail: viaratg@abv.bg

  23. Ivet Tileva, PhD. She holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree in International Economic Relations from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE). In March 2020 she defended her dissertation on Economic psychology as a factor in international economic relations”. She is a part-time assistant at UNWE. She has experience in the field of the media, marketing and communication in the construction sector. Email: ivet.tileva@gmail.com

  24. Kremena Georgieva, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of media rhetoric, online communication and Public Relations. She is a member of the Institute of Rhetoric and Communications. E-mail: kremena.g.georgieva@gmail.com

  25. Nora Goleshevska, PhD. Scientific interests and expertise are in the fields of visual rhetoric, argumentation and semiotic. She is the chair of the Institute for Creative Civil Strategies. E-mail: artes.liberales@gmail.com

Lists of reviewers of manuscripts in Rhetoric and Communications Journal are published in the following issues: Issue 1 – 2011, Issue 6 – 2012, Issue 7 – 2013, Issue 11 – 2014, Issue 19 – 2015, Issue 22 – 2016, Issue 26 – 2017, Issue 35 – 2018, Issue 40 – 2019, Issue 42 -2020, issue 46 2021.