Sofía Torallas Tovar is tenured researcher at CCHS, CSIC,

Madrid since 2006. She obtained her PhD in classics at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM). She was trained as a papyrologist and a coptologist at University College London (UCL). Since 2002 she is the curator of the Papyrological collections at the Abadia de Montserrat and directs the research conducted by the CSIC at the Abbey. She is co-author with Klaas A. Worp of To the Origins of Greek Stenography. P.Monts.Roca I, Barcelona 2006, and author of Biblica Coptica Montserratensia. P.Monts.Roca II, Barcelona 2007, and with Prof. Juan Gil, Hadrianus. P.Monts.Roca III, Barcelona, 2010. She participates in international projects concerned with the edition of Coptic texts, such as those on Marc and Shenoute of Atripe. Since 2009 she collaborates with archaeological missions, like the Qubbet el Hawa (Assuan) Project of the University of Jaén and the Swiss Institute in the edition of the Syene ostraca.