Oscar Barberà is associate professor of Political Science at the Universitat de València (UV) since 2012. BA, MA and PHD of Political Science at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) where he also taught as assistant professor. His PHD won the award of the Spanish Political Association and was published in 2011 by the Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2007-2009) funded first Spanish Research Agency (AEI) and then by the Catalan Research Agency (AGAUR). He has directed several Master’s dissertations and taught several BA courses at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). He has also been visiting fellow at several universities such as Florence, Edinburgh, Exeter or Lausanne. His main areas of interest are digital politics, particularly the digitalisation of political parties and political organisations, democratic innovations in political parties, the organisational change and transformation of political organisations, the selection and renewal of the political elites and the role of political parites in public policy. He has published extensively on Spanish, Catalan and Valencian politics as well as other comparative research. He will be a visiting fellow at the ESPOL-Research Lab between 2022 and 2024 funded by the Spanish Ministry of Universities.
Catalan, Spanish, English, French
- Digital democracy
- Political parties
- Democratic innovations
- Political elites
- Political decentralisation
- Poltical parties and public policies