João Espada

Director, Institute for Political Studies, Catholic University of Portugal


João Espada is the Director and Founder of the Institute for Political Studies at the Catholic University of Portugal, where he is Professor of Political Studies. From January 2011 until July 2014, he held the European Parliament Chair at the College of Europe.He is Editor of the quarterly journal Nova Cidadania. He was political adviser to the Portuguese President. He earned his D.Phil from the University of Oxford.