Maria is currently conducting a PhD in Sociology at the University of Westminster (London) on the Palestinian electronic music scene. She is also a Visiting Lecturer on qualitative research methods at Westminster. She holds a double degree in Law and Political Science from the University of Valencia (2013-2018) and an MSc on Social Sciences Research Methods from the University of Bristol (2018-2019). Her area of interest includes questions of popular culture, power and resistance, particularly electronic music and dance scenes in non-regulated spaces (DIY practices). Also, feminist and decolonial methodologies are among her research interests as well as underpinning her work.