PhD (Political Science and International Relations) University of Birmingham
Spanish Advanced Studies Diploma, (MPhil Equivalent) (Political Science) Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
MA (International Relations) Institute Barcelona of International Studies, IBEI, Barcelona
BA (Economics) University of Barcelona
Introduction to Politics (UG level 1, full year)
Intellectuals and Politics (UG level 1, TP1 only)
Political Leaders: Case Studies & Comparative Perspectives (UG level 3, TP2 only)
Leaders and Leadership in the European and Global Context (PG TP2)
Transatlantic Relations in Historical Perspective: The United States and Europe (PG TP1)
His research interests focus on the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) and EU relations with the Southern Caucasus. In this context, his research interests also revolve around relations between Russia, the EU and the US, as well as emerging regional powers such as Turkey, in relation to the Eastern dimension of the EU’s ENP. His expertise also relates to domestic policies of the Southern Caucasus countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia) and their international dimension.
Selected Recent Publications
Pardo Sierra, O. 2012. ‘Life is a Dream: EU Governance in the Southern Caucasus’. Dynamiques Internationales, no 6, January 2012.
Pardo Sierra, O. 2011. ‘Shaping the Neighbourhood: the Impact of the EU on Georgia’. Europe-Asia Studies, 63(8): 1377–1398.
Pardo Sierra, O. 2011. ‘No Man's Land? A Comparative Analysis of the EU and Russia's Influence in the Southern Caucasus’. Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 44(3): 233–243.
Pardo Sierra, O. 2010. ‘A Corridor through Thorns: EU Energy Security and the Southern Energy Corridor’. European Security, 19(4): 643–660.
Pardo Sierra, O. 2009. ‘Stabilizing the Neighbourhood? The EU’s Contribution to Security Sector Reform in Georgia’. European Foreign Affairs Review, 14(4): 479–500.