Asier Altuna-García de Salazar is Chairperson of the Spanish Association for Irish Studies, and Associate Professor in English and Irish Studies and Head of the Department of Modern Languages and Basque Studies at the University of Deusto, Bilbao. A former Director of the Erasmus Mundus Master of Arts in Euroculture, his publications include articles on 19th century Spain and the Basque Country in Irish writing and multicultural, transcultural and Celtic Tiger Ireland and literature. He has co-edited Re-Writing Boundaries: Critical Approaches in Irish Studies (2007), New Perspectives on James Joyce: Ignatius Loyola, make haste to help me! (2009), and Rethinking Citizenship: New Voices in Euroculture (2013).