Ana Mar Fernández Pasarín Ana Mar Fernández Pasarín (Chair) is an Associate Professor in Politics and Public Administration at the UAB (Autonomous University of Barcelona). Between 2009 and 2015, she was the vice-dean for economic affairs (Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, UAB) and between 2016 and 2018, the coordinator of the Political Science Unit of the UAB. She is the scientific coordinator of the EUGOV Consolidated Research Group and the principal investigator of the EUDEL Project: ‘Delegation in the Post-Lisbon Era: a quantitative analysis of comitology’ (UAB/EUI) funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (2018-2021). She is also in charge of the postgraduate course ‘Governance and International Institutions’ At the Instituto Atlántico de Gobierno (Máster en Liderazgo, Gobierno y Gestión Pública, Madrid). Her main research areas are European institutional dynamics and policies, with specific reference to the EU presidential system and comitology procedures.

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Nuria Font Borrás Nuria Font (Teaching staff) Nuria Font is an associate professor of political science at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on EU institutions, politics and policy. She has been a visiting scholar at the European University Institute of Florence, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of California at San Diego and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is currently conducting research on legislative behaviour in the European Parliament, Euroscepticism, populism in Southern Europe and accountability of EU agencies. Her publications include articles at the Journal of European Public Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Environmental Politics, International Review of Administrative Sciences, Administration & Society, Journal of Contemporary European Studies, Perspectives on European Politics & Society, and Ecology & Society.

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Andrea Noferini Andrea Noferini (Teaching staff) is a senior researcher and adjunct professor both at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He holds a PhD in Politics and Economics of Developing Countries from Universitá degli Studi di Firenze and a MA in Political Science from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. His research areas converge in the study of public policies and institutional reforms in Europe and Latin America. To date, the majority of his published research deal with European integration, decentralization and the impact of EU on member-states and Enlargement countries. His studies deal with mechanisms for participation of regional and local administrations in EU policy-making, the evaluation of public policies, territorial cooperation, cohesion policy, institutional and administrative capacity building and decentralized cooperation. Beyond his current status as academic secretary of the Institute of Social and Political Science (ICPS Barcelona) and member of the International and Spanish Associations of Political Science, he teaches in different master programs as expert in multilevel governance and European integration. He has participated in several projects and studies financed by national ministries as well as European and international institutions.

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Francesco Camonita (Chair Assistant 2018-2019) Of Sicilian origins, Francesco is about to complete a PhD degree at the Autonomous University of Barcelona in the field of Geography and European Studies (2019). Previously, he obtained a First-Class Degree in International Relations with Spanish at Swansea University, Wales, UK (2012). He also collaborated during a summer internship with an environmental NGO called Green&Away in Worcester, UK (2012). He later joined the EUGov research team as an executive research assistant to multiple projects under the guidance of Dr. Francesc Morata in September 2012 until July 2014. In the meanwhile, he also acquired an MA in European Integration Studies at the same university while working for EUGOV (2013-2014). Francesco has already authored a number of publications based on the topic of European Territorial Cooperation, the INTERREG programs, the governance and activities of Euroregions. Other research interests also include advancements in the European Integration debate and the democratisation of the EU, particularly through European Elections. Furthermore, he is also an official collaborator of the European Documentation Center of UAB, where he participates in multiple activities both as speaker and moderator.

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Andrea Noferini Núria González Campañá (Associate Post-doc Researchers) Holds a DPhil on European Law from Oxford University (Rafael del Pino and British Spanish Society scholarships). Her thesis, under the supervision of Prof. Paul Craig, focuses on EU law and pro-independence movements within EU Member States. She also holds a MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School, Tufts University (“la Caixa” scholarship) and a Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona. At ESADE Law School she teaches courses on European Union Law, Self-determination and Order and Disorder in a Global World.