St Sebastian (Spain), 1961.
Graduated in Philosophy, master degree in Paleography and PhD in Medieval History. The social and cultural history of the Middle Ages has centered his teaching and research work, areas on which he has published an extensive number of books and articles. Some of his latest publications are: "Palabra, Imagen, Poder: Enseñar el Orden en la Edad Media" (Word, Image, Power: Teaching Order in the Middle Ages), 2015; "Sobre los orígenes del culto jacobeo" (On the origins of the Jacobean cult), 2018; “History and Art in the convent of Santa Cruz la Real of Segovia " (2018).
He has been a professor at the universities of Alcala (Spain) and Middlebury College (Madrid), and a researcher at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spanish Superior Council of Scientific Research). He was a visiting professor in the United States (St John's U.-The Hill Manuscript Library, Minnesota), Germany (Institut für Franziskanische Geschichte - Münster) and the United Kingdom (Oxford Center for Medieval History - U. of Oxford). He is currently a professor, director of the Antiquity & Middle Ages Research Center and Vice-Rector of IE University, professor at Stanford University in Madrid, member of the CARMEN group (Cooperative for the Advancement of Research through the Medieval European Network), and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies (Routledge, USA).
Miguel is married and lives in Madrid and Segovia (Spain). He enjoys outdoor activities: Rock climbing, mountain biking, and surfing.