José Vicente Cabezuelo Pliego (1964) is Professor of Medieval History at the Universitat d´Alacant. His research deals with the analysis of institutions of the Crown of Aragon in the late Middle Ages, as well as the study of medieval minorities and war & frontier. He is the author of over seventy articles, book chapters, and monographs. He is a member of several research groups (within ISIC-IVITRA, Prometeo/2009/042, ISIC/2012/022 and PrometeoII/2014/018). He has coordinated numerous International Seminars and Symposia on Medieval History. He is currently a member of the Editorial Board of several journals and the director of Anales de la Universidad de Alicante. Historia Medieval. He is also a member of the Ethics Committee of the Lycée Français d'Alacant, Treasurer of the Spanish Society of Medieval Studies, Vice-President of the Fundación de Estudios Medievales "Jaime II", President of the External Advising Committee of the Center for Medieval Studies (University of Murcia), a member of the Patronato de la Fundación Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes, and a corresponding member of the Royal Academy Alfonso X el Sabio (Murcia). He has held several administrative positions at the University of Alicante such as Vice Dean of Students and Vice Dean of Academic Affairs. He is currently the Director of the Iberoamerican Campus (University of Alicante); as such, he has taught at numerous institutions in Cuba, Panama, Colombia, Mexico, Chile, El Salvador, and Nicaragua.