Joan Barceló

Welcome! I am an assistant professor of political science at New York University in Abu Dhabi. My research interests include conflict, terrorism, political identities, historical legacies, and political behavior.

My work has led to multiple publications in several journals including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Nature Human Behavior, British Journal of Political Science, Political Science Research & Methods, Electoral Studies, Party Politics, Political Studies, and Research & Politics.

You can find my CV here.

Prior to starting at NYUAD, I obtained a PhD from Washington University in St. Louis' Political Science Department in 2019. I also obtained an MA. in Comparative Politics from New York University as a recipient of 'La Caixa Graduate Fellowship'. I also hold an MSc from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a B.A. in Political Science from Universitat de Barcelona. During this period, I interned at the United Nations – ESCAP in Bangkok in 2013 and stayed as visting graduate scholars in a number of sites such as NYU Shanghai (2014), the Nuffield College at the University of Oxford (2017), and the University of Mannheim (2018).