Margarita Díaz-Andreu is an ICREA Research Professor in Archaeology at the University of Barcelona. She has held posts at the CSIC (1993-94), Complutense University of Madrid (1993-95) and Durham University (1996-2011), where she was a Reader. She is the vice-president of the History of Archaeology Commission of the IUPPS and a member of the Nomination Committee of the EAA. She is on the the editorial boards of American Anthropologist and Indice Histórico Español and is on several consultative boards. Díaz-Andreu is a member of several international teams working on rock art and heritage, including the EU-funded H@V (PI, PCIN-2013-036 project), the Marie Curie project SONART and is the PI of the "Without Frontiers" Research Project (HAR2012-334033/Hist). She is the author of six books, four of them single-authored, the editor of nine edited volumes and has published more than 150 articles. She has successfully supervised seven PhD students through to completion.
Margarita Díaz-Andreu is researching in four areas: the history of archaeology, identity, heritage, and prehistoric art. Her work has been published by Oxford University Press, Routledge, Cambridge University Press, Springer and Marcial Pons, among other prestigious publishers. Some of her articles have been included in readers and others have been translated into five different languages. She is supervising five PhD students. She is doing fieldwork on archaeoacustics and researching on this as well as on history of 20th-century archaeology, archaeological tourism, World Heritage, and the social value of heritage.