Dr. Covadonga Meseguer has a PhD in Political Science (2002) and is a member of the Juan March Institute for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (Madrid, Spain). Covadonga has held teaching and research positions at New York University, European University Institute (Florence), Kellogg Institute for International Studies (Notre Dame University), Barcelona Institute for International Studies (IBEI), Nuffield College (Oxford), Central European University (Budapest), and the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (Mexico City).
In her first research project, Covadonga explored the international diffusion of market reforms. More recently, her research interests are in comparative and international political economy, political economy of international migration, and Latin American political economy. She is the author of articles that have appeared in the International Migration Review, International Studies Quarterly, World Development, European Journal of Political Research, Rationality and Society, European Journal of Political Economy, The Annals of the American Academy of Social and Political Science, and others. In 2009, she published the book Learning, Policy Making, and Market Reforms (Cambridge University Press). More recently, she co-edited the Special Issue “International Migration and Home Country Politics” (with Dr. Katrina Burgess and Dr. Javier Aparicio), which was published in Studies in Comparative International Development.
Covadonga is currently an associate professor in the LSE’s International Relations Department. She teaches courses on International Political Economy and on Political Economy and International Migration.
Covadonga is on leave 2019/20.