Fellows Scheme

LSE-Miguel Dols Fellows Scheme 2022-2023

Facilitating the development of Spain-UK research links

 Current LSE-Miguel Dols Fellows (Lent Term 2023)

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Dr. Wioletta Kilar

She is assistant professor at the Department of Entrepreneurship and Spatial Management as well as the Director of the Institute of Geography of the Pedagogical University of Krakow. She is also a member, also until recently the head of the Entrepreneurship Education Research Team.

Her research focuses on the processes of transformation of industrial spatial structures in various spatial systems; the formation and functioning of enterprises (especially multinational corporations); factors of location, innovation and development of multinational corporations and their branches. She usually cooperates with the Ministry of National Education, the Ministry of Finance for financial education or the Financial Supervision Authority.


Pedro Fierro

Dr. Pedro Fierro-Zamora

Pedro Fierro is an assistant professor at Adolfo Ibañez University and an adjunct researcher at the Millennium Nucleus for the Study of Politics, Public Opinion and Media in Chile (Nucleo-MEPOP). He is also a researcher at P!ensa Foundation.

Before completing his PhD in Communication at the University of Navarra, he worked as a pre-doctoral visiting researcher at Universidad Pompeu Fabra and Digital UNAV. His research is focused on digital politics and territory, publishing articles in different journals, such as Technology in Society, New Media & Society, and Social Science Computer Review.



Dr. Chiara Burlina

She is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Management, University of Padova. She has worked as a research fellow in Regional Science at the Gran Sasso Science Institute and as a postdoc at the Catholic University of Milan, after completing the PhD in Economics and Management from the University of Padova.

Her research interests lie at the intersection of Applied Microeconomics, Regional Economics, Economic Geography, and Institutions. Her research specifically explores how different economic factors impact the development of regions, based on a quantitative approach.



Dr. Richard Huddleson / Riocárd Ó hOddail

He is a postdoctoral researcher in Catalan Language and Culture at University College Dublin. His research is part of the project 'Youth Engagement in European Language Preservation' (YEELP), which is funded by the European Research Council and based in Scoil na Gaeilge, an Léinn Cheiltigh agus an Bhéaloidis. He obtained his PhD from the Centre for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, and was an Ahmanson Getty Fellow at the William Andrew Clark Memorial Library (UCLA).



Elena Renzullo

She is a fourth-year PhD Candidate in Economics at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. During her PhD she visited the Department of Regional Science & Economic Geography of the Gran Sasso Science Institute and worked as a short-term consultant for the World Bank Group.

She holds a master’s double degree in Economics and Public Finance from the University of Turin and the University of Rennes 1 and a one-year master’s program in Public Policy and Social Change from Collegio Carlo Alberto.

Her research interest lies at the intersection of Public Economics, Political Economics, and Regional Economics. Her PhD dissertation investigates the relationship between local electoral outcomes in Southern Italy and European Cohesion Policy.



Gonzalo Reguera-Zaratiegui

He is a doctoral researcher at I-COMMUNITAS - Institute for Advanced Social Research and belongs to the research group “Rural sociology, mobilities and social research” of the Public University of Navarre. He earned a scientist career fellowship financed by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities to start his PhD.

His research focuses on socio-territorial cohesion and mobility. He participates in the competitive research project “Focus on the rural gap: accessibility, mobilities and social inequalities (Rural Access)” (PID2019-111201RB-I00), managed by Jesús Oliva Serrano (UPNA) and Luis A. Camarero Rioja (UNED). As a professional, he has worked in the design, development and evaluation of research projects in various fields related to local development.