Visiting Scholar in Archaeology and the Ancient World (2016-2018)

Catalina Mas Florit is an archaeologist, with a degree in History from the University of Barcelona (2002), a degree in Archaeology (2003), a Master's in Cartographic Production and GIS (2007), and a Ph.D. in the Department of Prehistory, Ancient History and Archaeology from the same university. Her doctoral thesis focuses on the rural population of the Majorca during Late Antiquity.

She has focused her research on different aspects of late antiquity and Roman period in the Balearic Islands, especially in rural areas, as well as the use of computer tools applied to archaeology and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). She perfected her training in digital archaeology, as a visiting PhD student in the Archaeological Computing Research Group in the Department of Archaeology, School of Humanities, University of Southampton, UK (2008).

She has participated in numerous excavations and archaeological surveys, among which she co-directed or directed excavations in the building at the Ripoll street of Barcelona, excavations of early Christian set of l'Illa del Rei (Mahon, Menorca) and excavations Roman villa at Sa Mesquida (Calvià, Mallorca). She is also a member of the excavation team of the late ancient Roman city of Pollentia (Alcúdia, Mallorca).