Santos Mateos is an Art historian. Postgraduate in Heritage Interpretation and PhD in Art History. Lecturer at the Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya (Barcelona). His research is focused on cultural heritage studies: global communication (cultural mediation and communication) of museums and heritage facilities; artistic heritage and the Civil War, and the late Gothic sculpture of the peninsular kingdoms. He has authored books on museum communication and heritage history and has published articles in national and international journals (Goya. Revista de Arte, Revista de Catalunya, Communication & Society, Ge-conservación, Museum Management and Curatorship, Curator: The Museum Journal, etc.).