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Diego Badell Sánchez

Diego Badell

Predoctoral Fellow FPI


Diego Badell is a PhD candidate in the program Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, under the supervision of Prof. Esther Barbé. He obtanied a predoctoral contract from the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiviness (FPI), linked to the project EUNORMCON. He holds a Bachelor in Political Science and Public Management from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (class of 2014), and received a master’s degree in International Security from IBEI (class of 2015).

Background and education

  • (2015) Master in International Security, Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals
  • (2014) Bachelor in Political Science and Public Management, Autonomous University of Barcelona


  • 2018FPI Scholarship. Spanish Ministry of Economy and CompetitivenessLink
  • 2012MOBINT


Research interests

  • International Security
  • European Union foreign Policy
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International norms

Selected publications

  • Badell Sánchez, Diego.2018.The Age of Outsourcing: UN Peacekeeping OperationsIn: Fernández-Sánchez, PA (Ed.)Peacekeeping: Global Perspectives, Challenges and ImpactsNew York:Nova Publications ScienceLink
  • Badell Sánchez, Diego.2016.The Arctic securitization and the crisis of multilateralismSpanish Yearbook of International Law,209-32Link