Dr. Pablo Pareja Alcaraz is Serra-Húnter Fellow in International Relations and Vice-rector for Students welcome, engagement and support projects at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF). He is also Academic Coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master in Public Policy at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) and member of the Board of Directors of Spain's United Nations Association since 2007. A graduate in Political Science and Public Administration (1997-2001), he pursued postgraduate studies at the London School of Economics (MSc in European Studies: EU policy making, 2001-2002) and Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (MSc in Foreign Service, 2002-2004). He later obtained his PhD in 2010. Prior to joining the UPF and IBEI, he gained some international professional experience at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, Human Rights Watch, and the Washington Office of El País. In addition, he gained some field experience as an electoral observer in the 2003 electoral process in Cambodia.