Juan Díez Medrano
Senior Research Fellow, IBEI
Professor, Universidad Carlos III Madrid
Juan DIEZ MEDRANO is a Professor of Sociology at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. and Research Fellow at IBEI (Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals). He obtained his PhD. from the University of Michigan (1989) and was formerly employed by the University of California, San Diego (1989-2003), the International University Bremen (2003-2004), and the Universitat de Barcelona. He is the author of Divided Nations (Cornell University Press, 1995), Framing Europe (Princeton University Press, 2003), and numerous scientific articles. He has also been a Visiting Scholar at ZUMA (Mannheim, Germany), the WZB (Berlin, Germany), Sciences Po (Paris, France), and the Freie Universität Berlin (Kolleg Forschungsgruppe "The Transformative Power of Europe", 2009). His most recent work has versed on the consequence of knowing foreign languages, on theories of secessionism as they relate to Brexit, and on European identification and solidarity. He has also published on trade unions' support of free trade agreements in the United States and the United Kingdom. At the moment, he is completing a book manuscript on the lives and worldviews of binational couples formed by Europeans. This book is based on survey data collected for the ESF sponsored Project EUMARR. Finally, he is a regular reviewer for American Journal of Sociology, European Union Politics, European Journal of Political Research, Social Forces, Social Problems, and Ethnic and Racial Studies, among others.
Background and education
- (1989) PhD in Philosophy, University of Michigan
- European integration
- Ethnic Conflict
- Social Change in Europe
- Economic Sociology
- 2019.Identidad europea e identificación con Europa. Chapter 5.In: Cristina Ares y Luis Bouza (Eds.).Análisis de la UE en un contexto cambiante.Madrid:CIS. (In Press).
- 2019.Explaining Solidarity in the European Union.In:
Ettore Recchi, Díez Medrano, Mike Savage et al.Everyday Europe: Cross-border Lives in Europe.London:Policy Press.Link
- 2018.What do respondents mean when they report to be “citizens of the world”? Using probing questions to elucidate international differences in cosmopolitanism.Quality and Quantity,52(3):1121-1135Link
- 2018.Beliefs and trade union support for trade liberalisation in the US and the UK: the AFL-CIO and the TUC compared.Journal of International Relations and Development,21(3):769-797Link
- 2017.Multilingualism and European Identification.Sociological Inquiry,88(3):410-434Link
- 2017.Uneven development, Partial Europeanization, and Nationalist Retreat: Societal Challenges to the Integration Project, Chapter 4.In: Andreas Grimmel (Ed.).The Crisis of the European Union. Challenges, Analyses, Solutions.New York:Routledge.Link
- 2010.Divergent Reactions to Globalization: Labor Unions and the NAFTA and the EU Enlargement Process.IBEI Working Papers,2010/30.Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.
- 2009.Cognition, Resources, and Institutions in the Explanation of Attitudes to Free Trade.IBEI Working Papers,2009/23.Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.