After obtaining her first degree in Media Studies at the University of Santiago de Compostela, she gained her Ph.D. in Translation Studies at the University of Vigo in 2010. Having taught at the Universidade de Vigo, Spain, and the University of Exeter, she joined Aston in 2011 as lecturer in Translation Studies and Spanish.  Her research focuses primarily on the political role of translation in the construction of gender and cultural/national identities in the field of Hispanic Studies, with a focus on the Galician context. Other research interests include areas like Gender and Media Studies, Feminist Linguistics and Galician Studies. She is the author of many academic publications and co-author of several books on feminism and/or translation, among them, the most recent one is Feminist translation studies: local and transnational perspectives (Routledge 2016)