Manuel Muniz is a DPhil (PhD) student in International Relations at the University of Oxford. He holds a JD from the Complutense University in Madrid, an MSc in Finance from the IEB, and a Master in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government (HKS). His research falls within the field of strategic studies. In particular he is interested in issues related to European and EU defense, as well as transatlantic security more broadly.
Manuel has worked as a research assistant at Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and as a visiting researcher at various European think tanks including the Institute Français de Relations Internationales (IFRI) in Paris, the Instituto Español de Estudios Estratégicos (IEEE) in Madrid, and the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) in Berlin. Furthermore, Manuel has also worked as a course assistant at Harvard’s Kennedy School for Professor Karl Kaiser’s course titled “The United States and Europe in Global Affairs”, and as a teaching assistant at Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government for the core course titled “Organization and Practice of Government”.
- “The Decline of the West and the Rise of Complexity: Security in the 21st century,” (Co-Editor with Anne Marie LeGloannec and David Cadier), forthcoming
- Strategy and its role in the future of European Defense Integration, (IAI Working Paper 1330)
- “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Three visions for European Defence beyond austerity,” (joint with Giovanni Faleg), Studia Diplomatica, forthcoming
- “France: The Frustrated Leader,” (CEPS/GRIP book chapter), forthcoming
- “Spain: The Don Quixote of European Defense,” (CEPS/GRIP book chapter), forthcoming
- 1985–2012–2040 The United States and Europe within Changing Global Politics (Talloires Conference 2012 Report).