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|Steffen Bay Rasmussen |
Euroculture Director of Studies
Steffen Bay Rasmussen holds a BA in Political Science, an MA in European Studies and a PhD in International Relations. He is currently Associate Professor at the University of Deusto and Director of the MA in Euroculture. He teaches courses on Public International Law, Regional Integration and Security and Defence.His research is centered on diplomacy, european integration and international theory. His recent publications are on EU diplomacy, diplomatic theory, public diplomacy, cultural diplomacy, consular protection as well as quantum mechanics in social science.
Edurne Bartolomé Peral
Edurne Bartolomé Peral has a degree in Sociology (Deusto 1998) and Political Science (UPV 2001), and has a PhD in Political Science and Sociology (Deusto 2008). Currently, she is PhD lecturer at Deusto University, where she teaches (degree) General Sociology (Social Work, San Sebastian), Research Methods and techniques (Social Work, Communication, San Sebastian) and Social and Cultural anthropology in English (Social Work/Humanities/Modern Languages/Modern Languages and Management). She also teaches in the Erasmus Mundus Master Programs of Sustainable health Systems (REGHEALTH), Migrations and social cohesion (MISOCO), and she is also lecturer in the PhD programs of Social Science and International and intercultural Studies. Her main publications are related to attitudes toward the State and political Trust in comparative perspective, in journals such as DEMOCRATIZATION (2013 forthcoming), STUDIA SOCIOLOGIA (2011), REVISTA ESPAÑOLA DE CIENCIA POLÍTICA (2012), CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF DEMOCRACY WORKING PAPERS (2008, University of California Irvine), and diverse book chapters.She belongs to the Social Values research teams, and she is in charge of several research projects on social trust.
|Iñigo Arbiol Oñate |
Iñigo Arbiol is Lecturer in International Relations in the Humanities Department at the University of Deusto. Since 2000 he worked at UNHCR Sarajevo Office (Bosnia-Herzegovina) and UNESCO Regional Office in Havana (Cuba). Since 2005 he has continued collaborating with other International Organizations in the fields of peace studies and international politics analysis. He is currently undertaking research in U.S. Interventionism and Hegemonic Politics for his Phd dissertation.
Eric Pardo Sauvageot has a degree in Political Science and is Master and Phd by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), with a thesis titled: "Energy disputes between Russia and Ukraine from 2006 to 2009: analysis of Russian's decisions in the escalation process through the lenses of prospect theory". His main research lines center on energy disputes in the post-soviet space and the international market for natural gas. He has dealt as well with Ukrainian politics. He teaches the following undergraduate courses: "Geopolitics", "Global Governance" and "Current Affairs".
Sergio Caballero Santos has a PhD in International Relations from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a B.A. in Political Science and Law from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). Since 2016 he is professor at the Department of IR in the University of Deusto, Bilbao (Spain). Until 2016 he has also been associate professor at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, teaching International Relations, Political Science and European Union, as well as associate professor at Universidad ICADE-Comillas teaching Foreign Policy and Conflict Resolution. Furthermore, since 2011 he has been teaching in the UAM's postgraduate courses such as Theory of International Relations, Ethics and Justice in International Relations, and Introduction to IR; as well as collaborating in research and lecturing in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the Instituto Complutense de Estudios Internacionales (ICEI). Some of his publications can be found athttps://uam.academia.edu/SergioCaballero andwww.researchgate.net/profile/Sergio_Caballero_Santos
|Aitor Ibarrola-Armendariz |
Director of Master Erasmus Mundus in Migration and Social Conflict, Lecturer in MAE.Aitor Ibarrola holds a BA degree in English Studies and a PhD in Modern Languages and Literature from the University of Deusto. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Basque Studies of the UD.Apart from teaching in the undergraduate degree in Modern Languages, he also lectures in two EM postgraduate Programs: Migrations and Social Cohesion and Euroculture. More specifically, he teaches the following courses: Multiculturalism and Intercultural Dialogue, Higher English for Communication, Academic Writing and Literature into Film (undergrad), and Diversity Management y Qualitative Research Methods (MA degrees), all of them in English.His major publications deal with minority literatures and interethnic relations in Northamerica. He has also been involved in projects on discrimination, human mobility, cultural hybridization and the American West.He is a member of the Retos Research Team. Category A (Basque Government 2007).Other areas of interest include: Cultural Studies, Film Adaptation, Minority and Migrant Fiction.
|María Jesús Pando Canteli |
Lecturer in MAE
MJ Pando holds a PhD in Languages and Literature from the University of Deusto, and a BA in English Philology. She teaches undergraduate courses in the areas of Modern Languages, Humanities, and Communication, and a graduate course on the Cultural Construction of Europe (Narratives of Mobility) at the Erasmus Mundus Master of Arts in Eurculture. Among the different courses taught are: Media analysis and evaluation (Comm Studies); Gender Studies (Modern Lang) and Contemporary Novel (Mod Lang).She has published on Gender and the media, and on comparative literatures in the Early modern period, specifically on Anglo-Spanish cultural relations and transnational women’s networks. She is part of the Communication research team.
|Beatriz Pérez de las Heras |
Beatriz Pérez de las Heras is Professor of European Union Law and Jean Monnet Chair on European Integration at the University of Deusto (UD). PhD in Law (UD), she accomplished post-graduate studies at the Centre Européen Universitaire de Nancy, where she obtained the DESS and DEA en Droit Communautaire. She was Director of the European Studies Institute at UD from 1996 to 2009, and Academic Coordinator of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on European Union Law and International Relations from 2013 to 2016. She also served as Vice-Dean for Research and International Relations at Deusto Faculty of Law from 2013 to 2015. She has been a visiting scholar at the Universities of Oregon (2009), Georgetown (2012), Fordham (2013), Boston College (2014) and Florida International University (2016). She is currently Editor-in- Chief of Cuadernos Europeos de Deusto Journal and Main Researcher of the Integración Europea y Derecho Patrimonial en un contexto global research team. She is author of several books on European legal issues, such as Hacia un Derecho Común en la Unión Europea (Dykinson, 2003) and El Mercado Interior Europeo (Universidad de Deusto, 2008). She has also published numerous papers in scientific journals. Her current research interests are chiefly focused on the European Union (EU)¿s climate change and energy policy, democracy and citizenship in the EU, and the role of the EU as an international actor. She has been granted 2 research terms.
|María Pilar Rodríguez |
Lecturer in MAE
María Pilar Rodríguez obtained her Ph.D. degree in Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University (Cambridge, USA). Until 2002 she was a professor in the departments of Spanish, Comparative Literature and Women´s Studies at Columbia University (New York, USA), and presently she teaches at Deusto University in San Sebastian. She has published numerous articles on literature, film, culture and gender studies, and two books titled Vidas im/propias: transformaciones del sujeto femenino en la narrativa española contemporánea (Indiana, Purdue UP, 2000) y Mundos en conflicto: aproximaciones al cine vasco de los noventa (San Sebastián, Universidad de Deusto-Filmoteca Vasca, 2002). She is the winner of the National Essay Prize Carmen de Burgos 2003 with the work titled Una revisión de la modernidad desde la perspectiva de género: tres relatos de Carmen de Burgos and of the National Essay Prize Becerro de Bengoa 2005, with the work titled Extranjeras: migraciones, globalización, multiculturalismo. She leads the research group Communication at Deusto University and has co-authored the books Tratamiento de la violencia de género en la prensa vasca (San Sebastián, Universidad de Deusto, 2006) and Dirigir en femenino (Madrid, LID, 2009). She is the editor of the volumes Basque/European Perspectives on Cultural and Media Studies (Reno, University of Nevada UP, 2009) and Estudios culturales y de los medios de comunicación (Universidad de Deusto UP; 2010).
|Eduardo J. Ruiz Vieytez |
Dr. Eduardo J. Ruiz Vieytez is professor of Constitutional Law at University of Deusto (Bilbao), where he acts as dean of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, and previously as director of the Human Rights Institute. He has been legal adviser of the Basque Ombudsman and the president of an NGO working in the promotion of immigrants¿ rights in the Basque Country. He has also been a member of the Spanish Council for Integration of Migrants (a consultative body of the Spanish Government), and participated in several missions of the Council of Europe concerning minorities. His fields of research are integration policies, national conflicts, minority rights and the relation between human rights and religious, linguistic and cultural diversity. Among other responsibilities, Dr. Ruiz Vieytez has been a member of the board of directors of the IMISCOE network and of the board of the International Institute for the Sociology of Law (Oñati, Basque Country).
|María Luisa Sánchez Barrueco |
She holds a BA and a PhD in Law from the University of Deusto. She currently works as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Deusto in Bilbao and San Sebastian.She teaches International Organizations in Spanish and Basque and European Union Law in Spanish, both of them at undergraduate level (BA in Law and Double BA in Law and Business Administration). At postgraduate level, she teaches Political Construction of Europe II (EU Foreign Policy) and EU in the Wider World (Relations with Latin America) in the MA programme in Euroculture (Erasmus Mundus), in English.She has numerous publications on issues related to European Union politics and institutions. Her most recent research has focused on EU defence, climate and migration policies. Particular attention is paid to the legal framework, policy-making and implementation processes, as well as democratic accountability, with emphasis on EU compliance with human rights standards. Other research focus areas include Europeanization and multilevel governance.She is a member of the "Public Power and the Corporate in a transnational environment" research team, which has received recognition from the Basque Government.
|María Luz Suárez |
Director of Institute of European Studies, Lecturer in MAE
María Luz Suárez Castiñeira graduated in Germanic languages at the Free University of Brussels; she later received her Ph.D. in English Philology at the University of the Basque Country. She is currently an Associate professor at the University of Deusto. She teaches the following subjects: Communication for International Relations (Ba in International Relations), Literary Landmarks in English (BA in Modern Languages), Writing Skills in English (BA in Modern Languages and Management), Political Construction of Europe and Research Methods (MA Euroculture). She is the author of a number of publications in the field of comparative literature and cultural construction of Europe. In the last years she has participated in a number of European projects on multilingualism in Europe and the creation of the European Higher Education Area as well as on European construction from a cultural point of view..She belongs to the research team European Integration recognized by the Basque Government. Another area of research interest is the construction of a cultural citizenship in the EU.
|Dominic Wyatt |
Consultant, International Development Co-operation
Dominic Wyatt is a consultant on international development aid and co-operation. He is a lecturer in the Political Construction of Europe II module (European Union Development Policy and Practice) and is also involved in thesis supervision in the MAE. He is currently undertaking work on decentralized development policy planning in Spain, gender and development and impact assessment of development programmes and projects.