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Mirella Romero Recio

Professor Mirella Romero Recio

With a degree in Geography and History from the Complutense University, where she received her Phd in 1999, she has expanded her studies in different foreign research centers (Oxford, Cambridge, Paris, etc.). She has been a member and PI of several research projects since 1995 and is currently the main researcher of the National Plan project funded by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities AEI / FEDER / EU “Reception and influence of Pompeii and Herculaneum in Spain and Latin America ”(PGC2018-093509-B-I00). She is the author of several books (among them, Ecos de un discovery. Spanish travelers in Pompeya (1748-1936), Madrid, Ed. Polifemo, 2012 and Pompeya. Life, death and resurrection of the city buried by Vesuvius, Buenos Aires, Editorial El Ateneo, The Sphere of books, 2014) and of more than sixty articles in scientific journals and prestigious publishers.

She has been Secretary of the Faculty of Humanities, Communication and Documentation from June 2010 to May 2015 and the Academic Secretary of the Institute of Historiography "Julio Caro Baroja" of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid between 2004 and 2010 and Deputy Vice Chancellor to the Vice Rector's Office for Studies between 2016 and 2019. She is currently the co-director of the Journal of Historiography and the Director of the Annexes of the Journal of Historiography published by said Institute.

She has received the Virgen del Carmen award for the best study of Naval History that the Institute of Naval History and Culture convened on two occasions, in 1995 and in 1999. She has also received the 2010 Young Researchers Award of Excellence convened by the Social Council of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Banco de Santander. She has four six-year research periods, is a corresponding Academician of the Royal Academy of History and is accredited for the Teaching body of University Professors.