María Ángeles Querol is emeritus Professor of Prehistory at the Complutense University of Madrid (Universidad Complutense de Madrid - UCM). She has held posts in archaeological management such as Assistant Director-General of Archaeology at the Ministry of Culture and President of the Andalusian Archaeological Commission (Comisión Andaluza de Arqueología) and has been the instigator and coordinator of the new Degree in Archaeology. In 2017 she promoted and set up the Inter-University Masters in The Cultural Heritage of the 21st Century: management and research, in which both the UCM and the UPM participate. She has also coordinated the Cultural Heritage cluster at the Moncloa Campus of International Excellence.
As a researcher she has combined two fields: The Management of Cultural Property, with publications such as “La Gestión del Patrimonio Arqueológico en España” (The Management of Archaeological Heritage in Spain) or the more recent “Manual de Gestión del Patrimonio Cultural” (Manual for the Management of Cultural Heritage), and feminist Archaeology, with books such as “La mujer en el Origen del Hombre” (Women in the Origin of Man) and “Adán y Darwin” (Adam and Darwin).