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Maria Esther Jordana Santiago

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Lecturer, UdG

Public Law Department, Public international law area

Biography

Mirentxu Jordana holds a PhD in International Relations and Euripean Integration from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She is graduated in law from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and master in European Integration at the University Institute of European Studies of UAB.

She has worked in the Spanish delegation at the European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust) during a year and a half. Her research focuses on the judicial coperation in criminal matters in the European Union.

In the present, she combines her research and teaching in Public International Law and European Union Law at the University of Girona and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, both undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Background and education

  • (2015) PhD Intinernational Relations and European Integration, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • (2012) Summer courses of Public International Law, The Hague Academy of International Law
  • (2010) Master in European Integration, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • (2009) Graduate in Law, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Research

Research interests

  • International judicial cooperation in criminal matters
  • JHA agencies of the European Union
  • Non-state actors in international relations
  • Human rights and criminal proceedings

Research projects

  • International cooperation as an essential means to combat trafficking in human beings: the role of the EU and other international organizations (CIMCETT)

Selected publications

  • Jordana Santiago, Maria Esther.2018.El proceso de institucionalización de Eurojust y su contribución al desarrollo de un modelo de cooperación judicial penal en la Unión Europea.Madrid:Marcial Pons. ISBN 978-84- 9123-451- 7.
  • Jordana Santiago, Maria Esther.2017.El papel de Eurojust en la resolución de los conflictos de jurisdicción: ¿Hacia un modelo efectivo de persecución penal en la Unión Europea respetuoso con los DH?.In: Alcaide, J., Petit, E.W..España y la Unión Europea en el orden internacional.Velencia:Tirant lo Blanch. ISBN: 978-84- 9143-483- 2..
  • Jordana Santiago, Maria Esther.2017.Judicial cooperation in criminal matters in the European Union: towards a mutual recognition model by an 'european' ne bis in idem principle.Cahiers de l'IRDEIC,Toulouse:121-133
  • Jordana Santiago, Maria Esther.2016.El control de la Comisón y el Consejo a las agencias del Espacio de Libertad, Seguridad y Justícia.In: Blasi, C. ,Illamola, M. (cords.).El control de las agencias del Espacio de Libertad, Seguridad y Justícia. Contrapeso necesario a su autonomía.Madrid:Marcial Pons, ISBN 978-84- 9123-200- 1,pp: 21-46.
  • Jordana Santiago, Maria Esther.2015.La lucha contra la trata en la UE: los retos de la cooperación judicial penal transfronteriza.Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals,Barcelona: 57-78
  • Jordana Santiago, Maria Esther.2014.La Dimensión exterior de Eurojust: medios de actuación y mecanismos de control.In: Pi Llorens, M.; Zapater Duque, E. (coords.).La dimensión exterior de las agencias del espacio de libertad, seguridad y justícia..Madrid:Marcial Pons. ISBN 978-84- 15948-89- 6,pp: 69-88.
  • Jordana Santiago, Maria Esther.2012.La cooperació penal de la Unió Europea amb tercers Estats a través dels acords internacionals: una valoració post-Lisboa.Quaderns de recerca (Institut Universitari d'Estudis Europeus), Bellaterra (ESP): Institut Universitari d'Estudis Europeus.,ISSN 2014-153X