Marisol Morales-Ladrón is Professor of English and Irish Literature at the University of Alcalá where she has been teaching since 1994. Trained in the fields of English Philology, Hispanic Philology and Psychology, her research focuses on gender issues and literature written by women. Her publications include 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 Arts (2011), as well as two studies on feminist criticism. She is currently Vice President for Quality Management at the University of Alcalá, and Vice Chairperson-Europe of the International Association of Irish Studies (IASIL).