Nuria Hinarejos Martín
Lecturer in the Department of Art History at the Complutense University of Madrid. Doctor in Art History from the Complutense University of Madrid, with a doctoral thesis entitled El sistema de defensas de Puerto Rico (1493-1898) [Puerto Rico's defense system (1493-1898)], awarded with the 2019 Defence Prize and published in 2020 by the Ministry of Defence. She has a degree in Art History, a Master's degree in Advanced Studies in Spanish Art History, a Master's degree in Teacher Training from the same university and a Diploma in Tourism from the University of Salamanca.
She has participated in several National and International Congresses in Spain and Puerto Rico, hosted by institutions such as: Puerto Rico University, Iberoamerican University, the Center for Advanced Caribbean Studies, National Park Service, Casa de España [House of Spain] in San Juan de Puerto Rico and the Institute of Military History and Culture. The main topic of the lectures was about several of the military engineers who worked in the defense system built in the island during the 18th and 19th centuries. She has published numerous articles in national and international scientific journals, as well as several chapters of books on military architecture and Hispano-American art. She also collaborates with the Chair of Military History at the Complutense University of Madrid and with the Quiroga Magazine on Latin American Art. She is also a member of two research groups devoted to architecture and the founding of Latin American cities, at the Complutense University of Madrid and the University of Seville. Her research focuses on the study of military engineering and the defence systems built by the Spanish Crown in Latin America during the colonial period, as well as the work carried out by the Royal Corps of Military Engineers Overseas.