Consuelo Ruiz-Montero studied Classical Philology at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, and holds a PhD from the Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. She is currently Professor of Greek Philology at the Universidad de Murcia. Her research interests focus on Greek rhetoric, koine Greek, and the Greek novel. Her publications include La estructura de la novela griega. Análisis funcional (1988) and La novela griega (2006), and several articles on different aspects of the genre.