Holder of a doctoral degree in Human Geography from the University of the West of England in Bristol (United Kingdom). She is currently and associate professor at the UOC's Faculty of Economics and Business, where she teaches tourism and sustainability. She is also the Faculty's associate dean for research. Since 2003, she has been a member of Universitat Rovira i Virgili's (URV) research group on Territorial Analysis and Tourism Studies (GRATET), recognized as a consolidated research group.
Her research has been evaluated with the accreditation of associate professor (AQU Catalunya). Her interests revolve around the analysis of tourism and leisure in the transformation and socio-territorial evolution of urban and rural landscapes, the role of culture and creativity in generating new forms of sustainable development in tourism, and evolutionary economic geography as a conceptual framework in the sustainable development of tourism.