foto Pablo Oñate Rubalcaba
PDI-Catedratic/a d'Universitat
Department: Constitutional Law, Political and Administrative Sciences
(9638) 28942


Pablo Oñate is full professor of Political Science at University of Valencia (starting 2007). He graduated in Law and got his PhD in Political Science at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1996).

He is the author, co-author and editor of a number of books (last one, Federalism, Devolution and Multilevel Government, 2018 -coedited with Guy Lachapelle), and the author or co-author of more than 90 national and international journal articles and book chapters, dealing with democracy, political parties, elections and electoral systems, political behavior, political representation, legislatures, political elites, etcetera. He has been visiting researcher at Georgetown University and George Washington University (USA), Oxford University, London School of Economics and Political Science (UK), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur and Universidad de Veracruz (México), Universidad René Moreno (Bolivia), as well as in a number of universities in Spain.

He worked as an institutional consultant and an international electoral observer Bosnia Herzegovina, Myanmar and in several Latin-American countries, as well as academic advisor del Administration and Cost of Elections Project (ONU). He has also been institutional advisor in Spain (Ministry of Education, National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation, Convenio Andrés Bello, Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development. He was academic director of the Fundación Ortega y Gasset-Marañón and its University Research Institute.

He participated in a large number of research projects (both national and international, being project leader in a number of them) and presented more than 150 papers in national and international scientific conferences. Currently, he participates in a European Union capacity and institutional building project in Latin America, and is the project leader of another one in Tunisia and South Mediterranean (each financed with over one million Euros).

He was the Secretary General of the Spanish Political Science Association (2005-2013), the President of the European Confederation of Political Science Associations (ECPSA) (2013-2019), and currently is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Political Science Association (since July 2018). He was the Academic Coordinator of the CIS-RCC Harvard University Summer Seminar on Sociological and Political Research (2015-2016-2017-2018).


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