The board of renowned academics and professional hosts prestigious experts and specialists who have supported the creation of the International Observatory on Terrorism Studies (OIET) and who are available to provide authoritative information about their areas of expertise for the media.
Professor of Public International Law and International Relations at the Rey Juan Carlos University. Some of his most remarkable fields of study include Human Rights, Environmental Law, Transnational cooperation, Terrorism, Democracy and Human Rights. He is an advisor and consultant for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and for the European Court of Human Rights.
Professor of Political Science and Security Studies at the Rey Juan Carlos University. He specializes in terrorism and radicalization processes. He belongs to the UN roster of experts on terrorism prevention. He was an adviser on counterterrorism policy issues to the Spanish Minister of the Interior between 2004 and 2006. He is Chairman of the European Commission Expert Group on Violent Radicalization.
Ph.D. in Public Communication from the University of Navarra. Recognized specialist on ETA terrorism, he has managed the Vasco Press agency and has led the Experts Committee set up by the Spanish Ministry of the Interior to create the Memorial of Victims of Terrorism. COVITE International Award.
Ph.D. in Modern History from the University of the Basque Country. His research focuses on ETA and Basque nationalism, on which he has published: Sangre, votos, manifestaciones. ETA y el nacionalismo vasco radical (1958-2011), with Raul Lopez Romo, and Héroes, heterodoxos y traidores. Historia de Euskadiko Ezkerra (1974-1994).
PhD at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in the International Relations and International Public Law Department. She studied a Masters degree on European Union and International Relations. She has been a Junior Expert on two European Commission projects in Lebanon for over three years. At present, she is an associate professor of Political Theory and Ideologies, Introduction to Political Sciences and Political Analysis I at the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid and a professor at the University of Nebrija of The European Union: culture, History and Institutions.
Professor of Political Science at the University of Ulster and adviser to Unionist leader David Trimble during the peace process championed by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in Northern Ireland. His main research area focuses on the modern history of Northern Ireland.
Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics from the University of Navarra, where she is a researcher at the Culture and Society (ICS) Institute. Member of Red Hen Lab for the Study of Multimodal Communication, she has published studies on the language of terrorism.
Spanish magistrate in charge of the judicial relations between Spain and France. He chaired the Criminal Division of the National High Court from 2004 to 2012. Member of the Trial courts and Judge-Rapporteur at many of the processes that have prosecuted ETA’s leadership arrested in Bidart (France), the criminal groups Andalusia, Barcelona or Vizcaya and members of the so-called 'Artapalo' collective. Rapporteur and Presiding Judge at the trial for the terrorist attacks in Madrid on March 11, 2004. International Award COVITE.
Head of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the University of Granada and director of the on-line Masters programme in International Security and Strategic Studies. He has been a guest speaker at the National Intelligence Center, the Training Division of the National Police Corps; Police School of Catalonia; Ground Forces War School; General Academies of the three armies; and the Center for Intelligence of the Armed Forces; among others. Member of the Committee of Experts appointed by the Spanish Ministry of the Interior for the implementation of the Memorial Centre of Victims of Terrorism.
MA in Arab Studies from Georgetown University and a visiting research fellow at the School of Communication and Public Affairs at George Washington University, he specializes in ISIS audiovisual engagement strategy.
Ph.D. in Communication, with a thesis on the terrorist activity of ETA in Navarre, he is the author of Regreso a Extarri-Aranatz and director of Relatos de plomo. Historia del terrorismo en Navarra. Member of the Committee of Experts appointed by the Spanish Ministry of Interior for the implementation of the Memorial Centre of Victims of Terrorism.
Spanish diplomat, he has been Ambassador of Spain to the CSCE session in Madrid (1979-1982), to NATO (1982-83) and to the to the United States of America (2000-04). Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate of United Nations (2004-2007). He was member of the Spanish Courts as senator and deputy between 1979 and 2000, and president of the Commissions of Foreign Affairs and Defense of the Spanish Congress.
Ph.D. in Theology and Sociology, he was Minister of Culture and Basque government spokesman. Member of the Commitee of Experts appointed to design the Memorial of Victims of Terrorism in Spain. COVITE International Award.
Ph.D. in History from the Madrid Complutense University, he is head of Modern History Department at the National University of Distance Education (UNED) and professor in the Masters programme on Peace, Security and Defense at the General Gutierrez Mellado University Research Institute. He has carried out research on international terrorism and currently focuses on jihadist terrorism.
Professor of History, he is part of the Department of Contemporary History at the University of the Basque Country. He has published numerous studies on social movements, Basque nationalism, the transition in the Basque Country or the historical context of terrorism.
Ph.D. in Psychology, he is Director of Strategic Studies and Intelligence of the Institute of Forensic Science and Security of the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he is professor of Social Psychology. He specializes in interdisciplinary studies on terrorism.
Lawyer and Masters in Security, she is coordinator and head of the Victims’ Assistance Service by the National High Court. Fellow Professor of Criminal Procedural Law at the National University of Distance Education (UNED). COVITE International award.
Vice-Dean at the Faculty of Law of the University Pablo de Olavide in Seville, where he is professor of Political Science. P.hD. with a thesis on the propaganda dimension of global jihadist terrorism, he has been a visiting fellow researcher at Stanford University, King's College London and the London School of Economics. He manages a course as University Expert on Jihadist Terrorism Analysis, Insurgencies and Radical movements.
Ph.D. Political Science with a degree in Sociology, Philosophy and Psychology. He taught Philosophy at a Secondary School until his retirement. Member of the expert group of the School of Peace Bakeaz, he has worked primarily on the relationship between discourses, identity and political violence.
Ph.D. in History from the University of the Basque Country, he collaborates with the Institute of Social History Valentín de Foronda. His research focuses on terrorism, social and political movements, and the recent past of the Basque Country. He is the author of Informe Foronda: los efectos del terrorismo en la sociedad vasca.
Head of Political Science in the Rey Juan Carlos University and Director of the Official Masters programme in Analysis and Prevention of Terrorism taught at the same university. He was a member of the European Commission Expert Group on Violent Radicalization, and, between January and July 2012, advisor to the Minister of the Interior of the Spanish government. COVITE International Award.
He has worked as a consultant on counterterrorism, counter-narcotics and public security strategy for various Colombian institutions, including the Ministry of Defense, the General Commando of Military Forces, Navy and National Police. He has been coordinator of the Defense and Security Studies of the Ideas Para la Paz Foundation (Bogota) and Director of the Latin American Security Observatory at the Ortega y Gasset Institute.