Dr. Javier Andres-Perez
BA, PhD University of Salamanca, MLitt University of Saint Andrews
Dr. Andres-Perez is a Tutor at the University of Salamanca. As a teacher he works principally with graduate-level students conducting research into cultural heritage. His own areas of expertise include art history, iconography, museum curation, and the Roman empire. He regularly conducts field work in archaeological excavations across the world, acts as a consultant for exhibitions and fine art collectors, and edits texts for academic journals. Recently Dr. Andres-Perez won a prestigious FormARTE Fellowship which allowed him to collaborate with the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, on the mounting and management of several major exhibitions.
Ana del Arco Ballesteros
Técnico Superior en Artes Aplicadas a la Escultura, Escuela de Artes y Estudios Artísticos de Salamanca, Graduado en Modelado y Vaciado, Escuela de Artes y Estudios Artísticos de Salamanca, BA Universidad de Salamanca, MA Universidad de Salamanca
Ana is a professional artist, a teacher at Escuela de Arte y Diseño de Zamora, and a doctoral researcher at the University of Salamanca. Her current project is focused on the history of Salmantine art. She is registered as an artisan by the government of Castille and Leon and won the prestigious Investigative Prize from the University in 2009.
Luis Diaz Perez
BA Royal Conservatory of Madrid, BA University of Salamanca, MA Carthage College
Luis has years of experience teaching in two very different areas: his native Spanish language, and his mastery of the French horn. Luis’ language courses are always interdisciplinary, introducing students to elements of Spanish culture, history, society, and his home of La Mancha, the world of Don Quixote.
Dr. Antonio Doñas
BA, MA, PhD Universidad de Valencia
Antonio's research focuses on the relationship between Latin literature and Medieval Spanish and Catalan literature. He has worked as a researcher at Queen Mary, University of London, and the Warburg Institute in London. He previously taught Spanish and Literature at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.
Alba Valverde Merlo
BA Università di Siena, MA Universidad de Salamanca
Alba is a doctoral researcher at the University of Salamanca. Her research focuses on artistic projects that combine distinct visual and performing forms. She also organizes workshops and courses about research techniques and methodologies in art history, design, film, modern dance, and the organization and management of exhibitions. As an art critic, curator, and lover of contemporary culture, Alba is particularly interested in the results of synthesizing different artistic media.
Dr. Luis Rodriguez
BA, MA, PhD University of Salamanca
Dr. Rodriguez teaches courses in political science at the University of Salamanca. His research focuses on the Arab world: democracy, political change, and investigating the unique cases of Tunisia, Egypt, and Jordan during and after the Arab Spring.
Francisco Javier Rubio Muñoz
BA Universidad de Salamanca, MA Universidad de Salamanca
Francisco is a doctoral researcher at the University of Salamanca, where he is based in the Department of Medieval, Modern, and Contemporary History. His current project is a comparative history that focuses on Spanish and Ibero-American Universities during the Golden Age. Francisco is a seasoned pedagogue, and teaches European History and Geography at the University. He is also a member of the prestigious "Alfonso IX" Research Group at the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Institute.
Dr. Sergi Sancho Fibla
BA, MA, PhD Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Sergi is a researcher in the department of Humanities at Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. He gained his PhD with distinction in Comparative Studies of Literature, Art, and Thought. His thesis investigated the relationship between image and text in medieval works. Today he is a member of the Research Group of the Bibliotheca Mystica et Philosophica Alois M. Haas. He also sits on the editorial board of the scholarly, interdisciplinary journal "Forma."
Beatriz Tomé Alonso
BA, MA Universidad de Salamanca
Beatriz is a doctoral researcher at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and an Associate Researcher at the Centre Jacques Berque of Rabat. Her current project focuses on the development of Islamist parties in North Africa and the Middle East. Her academic work has taken her across the globe, and particularly through France, Morocco, and Tunisia.