@ Open University of Catalonia
Maria Rodó de Zárate holds a PhD in Geography from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She is currently post-doctoral fellow in the GENTIC research group of the Open University of Catalonia. Her main research fields are feminist geographies, geographies of sexualities and of youth, with a special focus on intersectionality theory and the development of new methodologies for working on it such as the Relief Maps, now as a digital tool (www.reliefmaps.cat). In 2012 she received the Gender, Place and Culture Award for New and Emerging Scholars. She has been a visiting research fellow at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (United States), Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa (Brazil) and University College Dublin (Ireland).