Manuel Muñiz is the Dean of the School of International Relations at IE University and the Founding Director of its Center for the Governance of Change, an institution dedicated to studying the challenges posed by accelerated societal and technological change to the public and private sectors and proposing solutions and frameworks to manage these challenges. Dr. Muñiz’s research interests fall within the fields of innovation and disruption, geopolitics, and regional and global governance. He has undertaken research on processes of cooperation and integration in Europe and the North Atlantic with a view to understanding how states tackle interdependence and complexity.
Dr. Muñiz is also the Director of the Program on Transatlantic Relations at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, a position he will hold until the end of the 2016-2017 academic year.
Dr. Muniz holds a JD (Law) from the Complutense University in Madrid, an MSc in Finance from the IEB, a Master in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government, and a DPhil (PhD) in International Relations from the University of Oxford. He is also a recipient of a number of awards and recognitions including the Trilateral Commission’s David Rockefeller Fellowship and the Atlantic Council’s Millennium Fellowship.