Marisol Morales-Ladrón is Senior lecturer at the University of Alcalá (Spain). Her areas of research include contemporary Irish literature, gender studies and the interrelationship between literature and psychology. She has written the books Breve introducción a la literatura comparada (1999) and Las poéticas de James Joyce y Luis Martín-Santos (2005). She has edited the volumes Postcolonial and Gender Perspectives in Irish Studies (2007) and Family and Dysfunction in Contemporary Irish Narrative and Film (2016), and has also co-edited the monograph Glocal Ireland: Current Perspectives on Literature and the Visual arts (2011), as well as two studies on feminist criticism: Mosaicos y taraceas: Desconstrucción feminista de los discursos del género (2000) and (Trans)formaciones de las sexualidades y el género (2001). She has published articles on a variety of English and Irish authors, which have appeared in peer-reviewed journals. At present, she serves as Vice-President for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Alcalá and has held previous positions as Head of Department, Director of Academic Affairs, Chair of AEDEI, and executive member of the Boards of several national and international associations.