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Ignacio Molina

Senior Analyst for Europe, Royal Elcano Institute

Ignacio Molina is the Senior Analyst for Europe at the Elcano Royal Institute and a Professor at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He is a Doctor in Political Science from the same university, holds an MA in Social Sciences from the Juan March Institute (Madrid), a Master’s in EU Law and two Degrees in Law and Political Science from the University of Granada. He has been visiting fellow at several universities (including Harvard and Oxford). He has lectured or presented papers in more than 30 graduate centres and policy institutes and has participated in more than 20 national and international research projects.

His areas of interest and expertise include the process of European integration, the foreign and EU policy of Spain, the Europeanisation of Spain’s politics and government, the analysis of the State’s institutional capacity and the quality of governance in Spain. He is the author of many publications, including books, chapters in comparative volumes and articles in journals.