Short CV/Education and training

  • 1985 – 1986
    Humanities Studies, IES Madrid

  • 1983 – 1987
    BS, Communications, Boston University

  • 1993 – 1994
    MA, History of Medieval Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh

  • 1993 – 2000
    Research Assistant/Teaching Fellow, University of Pittsburgh

  • 1999
    Adjunct Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University

  • 1995 – 2000
    PhD (with high distinction), History of Medieval Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh

  • 2000 – 2006
    Assistant Professor, Medieval Art History, University of Arizona

  • 2006 – 2009
    Associate Professor (tenured), Medieval Art History, University of Arizona

  • Since 2009
    Científica Titular (tenured), Instituto de Historia, Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid

Selected publications

  • Martin, Therese, ed., Reassessing the Roles of Women as 'Makers' of Medieval Art and Architecture, 2 vols., Leiden, 2012.

  • Martin, Therese, "Vie et mort dans le Panthéon de San Isidoro de León," Les Cahiers de Saint-Michel de Cuxa 42 (2011), pp. 153 – 164.

  • Martin, Therese, "Chronicling the Iberian Palace: Written Sources and the Meanings of Medieval Christian Rulers' Residences," Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies 2/1 (2010), pp. 109 – 139.

  • Martin, Therese, "Hacia una clarificación del infantazgo en tiempos de la reina Urraca y su hija la infanta Sancha (ca. 1107-1159)," e-Spania 5, June 2008,

  • Martin, Therese, "Recasting the Concept of the 'Pilgrimage Church': The Case of San Isidoro de León," La Corónica, A Journal of Medieval Spanish Language, Literature & Cultural Studies 36/2 (2008), pp. 165 – 189.

  • Martin, Therese, Queen as King: Politics and Architectural Propaganda in Twelfth-Century Spain, Leiden, 2006.

  • Martin, Therese, "The Art of a Reigning Queen as Dynastic Propaganda in Twelfth-Century Spain," Speculum 80 (2005), pp. 1134 – 1171.

  • Martin, Therese and J. A. Harris, eds., Church, State, Vellum, and Stone: Essays on Medieval Spain in Honor of John Williams, Leiden, 2005.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • International Center of Medieval Art, Board of Directors (International Associate), 2014 – 2017

  • Fulbright Spain Selection Committee, 2011 – 2012

  • Executive Editorial Board: Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies, since 2011

  • International Advisory Boards: Hispanic Research Journal (London), since 2007; Revista Chilena de Estudios Medievales (Santiago de Chile), since 2011

  • American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain, Bishko Prize Committee, 2010 – 2011

  • American Society for Hispanic Art Historical Studies, Tufts Book Award Committee, 2005 – 2006, 2009 – 2010

  • Medieval Academy of America, Publications Advisory Board, 2007 – 2010


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