Marisol Morales-Ladrón is full Professor of English and Irish Literature at the University of Alcalá where she has been teaching since 1994. She holds degrees in English, Spanish and Psychology, and her research focuses on contemporary Irish literature, gender studies and cultural memory. Her publications include the books Breve introducción a la literatura comparada (1999) and Las poéticas de James Joyce y Luis Martín-Santos (2005). She has edited the monographs Postcolonial and Gender Perspectives in Irish Studies (2007) and Family and Dysfunction in Contemporary Irish Narrative and Film (2016), and has co-edited Glocal Ireland: Current Perspectives on Literature and the Visual Art (2011), as well as two studies on feminist criticism: Mosaicos y taraceas: La Desconstrucción feminista de los discursos del género [Mosaics and Inlayings: Feminist Deconstruction of Gender Discourses] (2000) and (Trans)formaciones de las sexualidades y el género [(Trans)formations of Gender and Sexuality] (2001). She is currently Vice President for Quality Management at the University of Alcalá, Vice Chairperson-Europe of the International Association of Irish Studies (IASIL) and general editor of the journal Estudios irlandeses.