Contact expert

Cristina BLANCO SÍO-LÓPEZ, Dr

University of Pittsburgh, European Studies Centre (ESC)

Areas of Expertise

Country of residence

United States

Online Academic Profile

Research Discipline

History

Media

Euractiv; Invited Expert on EU Enlargement Policy at the University of Bologna Radio Broadcast Programme 'Spinelli 4 Breakfast', within the MA in European Studies and International Relations. Reporter for the Spanish National Radio Broadcast (RNE) in Bolivia as part of the 'Ruta Quetzal' BBVA Academic Programme on European-Latin American Relations, supported by the UNESCO, EU and Spanish Government. Op Ed for EurActiv.com and LSE IDEAS Special Report on European Studies. Open to media approaches.

Language Skills

  • Spanish (Fluent)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Italian (Fluent)
  • French (Fluent)
  • German (Intermediate)
  • Portuguese (Intermediate)
  • Chinese (Basic)

Biography

EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Senior Global Fellow and Principal Investigator (PI) at the University of Pittsburgh / Ca' Foscari University of Venice. 2018-19 Assistant Professor - U. Groningen; 2017-18 Santander Senior Fellow in Iberian and European Studies at the European Studies Centre - St. Antony's College of the University of Oxford.GYA Member.PhD & MRes. in History of European Integration from the EUI. MA in European History & Politics from the U. Edinburgh & BA in History from the U. Salamanca. Previously: Research Project Director (FP7, EU Jean Monnet, Erasmus+) at the U. Luxembourg; European Commission ELARG DG; US Congress; Research Associate (FP6) at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies; EP Researcher - '50 Years of History of the EP' project and taught European Studies for U. Georgetown. FAEY 'European Research and Mobility Best PhD Thesis Award 2008' & EUI-RSCAS Global Governance Programme Network Member.