María Amor Barros del Río is a Senior Lecturer in English Studies at the University of Burgos (Spain). She is the author of Metáforas de su Tierra: Breve Historia de las Mujeres Irlandesas (Septem, 2004) and co-author of A Practical Guide to Address Gender Bias in Academia and Research (Fundación General de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 2016). Her articles appear in journals such as Irish Studies Review, Estudios Irlandeses, Journal of Research in Gender Studies, Gender, Place and Culture, and Life Writing. Her most recent essays can be found in Trauma and Identity in Contemporary Irish Culture (Peter Lang, 2020), Women on the Move. Body, Memory and Femininity in Present-Day Transnational Diasporic Writing (Routledge, 2020), Revolutionary Ireland, 1916-2016: Historical Facts & Social Transformations Re-Assessed (EER, 2020). Her work has been recognized by positive reviews in international journals, grants and awards received to date.