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Juan Carlos Triviño Salazar

Juan Carlos Triviño Salazar

Research Fellow


Juan Carlos Triviño-Salazar is research fellow at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI). He holds a PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra-Barcelona (Grade: Outstanding – Cum Laude). His research engages with the multilevel governance of immigration with a special focus on urban questions and regulatory governance. His work has been published in Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies, The Lancet, Public Administration, American Behavioral Scientist and Revista de Estudios Políticos as well as several edited volumes. He is currently the principal investigator for the Catalan Government-funded project LocalRef: Refugees welcome? The local integration of refugees seen through multilevel lenses. He also participates in several EU-funded research projects such as TiGRE, TransCrisis and Globe. He has done academic stays at the Erasmus Migration and Diversity Institute at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and the CUNY Graduate Center in New York.  His teaching experience relates to immigration and integration policy-making, research methods and comparative politics.

Background and education

  • (2016) PhD in Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra


2016PhD Cum Laude

2013. Best Analytical Essay on Immigration. Migration Policy Centre's Summer School

2004Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs 'Magna Cum Laude'

Professional memberships & affiliations

European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR)

European network of scholars in the area of migration and integration (IMISCOE)


Research interests

  • Urban governance
  • Immigration and integration
  • Public Policy
  • Multilevel governance
  • Political participation

Selected publications

  • Cordero, Guillermo; Triviño Salazar, Juan Carlos; Escobar, Soledad; Pérez-Nievas, Santiago

    2021.Representing the People: Latin American Councilors and Their Pathway to Power and Political Representation in Spain.American Behavioral Scientist,doi:10.1177/0002764221996747Link
  • Jordana, JacintTriviño Salazar, Juan Carlos

    2020.EU agencies' involvement in transboundary crisis response: Supporting efforts or leading coordination?.Public Administration,Doi: 10.1111/padm.12652LinkLogo open access
  • Jordana, Jacint; Triviño Salazar, Juan Carlos.2019.European Union agencies: a global governance perspective.Revista de Estudios Políticos,185:169-189LinkLogo open access
  • Cappiali, Teresa M.; Triviño Salazar, Juan Carlos

    2018.The Role of Multiple Local Actors in Shaping Immigrants’ Civic and Political Participation in Cities: Lesson from Italy and Spain.GRITIM-UPF Working Paper Series,36LinkLogo open access
  • Triviño Salazar, Juan Carlos.2018.Local politics and immigration: mobilizing immigrant associations beyond small-scale cities.In: T. Caponio, R. Zapata-Barrero, and P. Scholten (eds.).The Routledge Handbook of the Governance of Migration and Diversity in Cities.London:Palgrave Macmillan.Link
  • Triviño Salazar, Juan Carlos.2018.Who is Your Ally? Political Parties as Elite Allies of Immigrant Associations Locally.Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies,Doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2018.1526060Link
  • Jordana, Jacint; Pérez-Durán, Ixchel; Triviño Salazar, Juan Carlos

    2018.European transboundary crises and EU agencies: Examining board members' attitudes towards crisis involvement.IBEI Working Papers,2018/55.Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.LinkLogo open access
  • Triviño Salazar, Juan Carlos.2017.The politics of immigration locally: alliances between political parties and immigrant organizations.Ethnic and Racial Studies,41(9):1728-46LinkLogo open access
  • Triviño Salazar, Juan; Climent-Ferrando, V

    2015.Immigrant associations and political participation: when language matters. The case of Catalonia.In: R. Medda and A. Carla (eds.).Migration in Autonomous Territories. The Case of South Tyrol and Catalonia.Leiden:Brill Publishers.
  • Triviño, Juan; Burchianti, F

    2015.La regulación política de los conflictos relacionados a la diversidad en el espacio público.In: R. Zapata-Barrero.Las condiciones de la interculturalidad: gestión local de la diversidad.Valencia:Tirant lo blanc.
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