Josefa Ros Velasco is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain (2019-2021). Prior to this, she was a Teaching Assistant and a Postdoctoral Researcher at Harvard University (2017-2019). She holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy with International Mention (2017, Complutense University of Madrid) with Extraordinary Doctorate Award, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Education. She is the president of the International Society of Boredom Studies.
She is the author of many academic papers such as "Hans Blumenberg's Philosophical Anthropology of Boredom" (Karl Alber, 2018), "Boredom: humanising or dehumanising treatment" (Vernon, 2018); or "Boredom: A Comprehensive Study of the State of Affairs" (Themata, 2017). She is also the editor of the books Boredom is In Your Mind. A Shared Psychological-Philosophical Approach (Springer, 2019); The Culture of Boredom (Brill, 2020); The Faces of Depression in Literature (Peter Lang, 2020); and La enfermedad del aburrimiento (forthcoming, 2021).