I hold a Ph.D. (2007) in Art History from the University of Santiago de Compostela with a these entitled: “Ariadna, esposa y amante de Dioniso. Estudio Iconográfico de la cerámica ática”(Cum laude) published as: Y Dioniso desposó a la rubia Ariadna. Estudio iconográfico de la cerámica ática, (Oxford, 2007). I got a double M.A. at the same university and an European one in History of Architecture at the University of Roma TRE, (2005-06). I developed my research in different international centres as Accademia Nazionale di San Luca (Rome), The Warburg Institute (London), Royal Spanish Academy (Rome), Deutches Archäologisches Institut (Rome), Beazly’s Archive (Oxford), Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, etc. In the past few years I was an integrated member of the Institute of Art History (IHA-FCSH) at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal) where I started to develop my research on Portuguese art. Currently I hold a postdoctoral position as a IPODI/Marie Curie fellow at the Technische Universität in Berlin and my research project deals with Portuguese and Spanish national identities and national Academies in Eighteenth-Century Rome.
Research interests: Eighteenth-Century Art, Cultural networks, National Academies, Spanish and Portuguese artists in Rome, Grand Tour, Reception of Classical Art, Artistic training.