Dr. Cristina Blanco Sío-López
EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Senior Global Fellow, Principal Investigator (PI) and Member, Marie Curie Alumni Association
Dr. Cristina Blanco Sío-López is EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Senior Global Fellow and Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project NAVSCHEN - ‘Navigating Schengen: Historical Challenges and Potentialities of the EU’s Free Movement of Persons, 1985-2015’ at the European Studies Center (ESC) – EU Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence (JMEUCE) of the University of Pittsburgh for the next two years. She will then join the Ca' Foscari University of Venice. She previously was Assistant Professor in European Culture and Politics at the University of Groningen and Santander Senior Fellow at the European Studies Centre (ESC) – St. Antony’s College of the University of Oxford, where she remains a Senior Member. She is also Member of the Global Young Academy (GYA), after the five years Award of the German National Academy of Sciences ‘Leopoldina’. She obtained her PhD in History and Civilization (European Integration History) at the European University Institute of Florence (EUI), for which she received the FAEY Best PhD Thesis European Research and Mobility Award 2008. She coordinated and participated in numerous international research projects, conferences and peer-reviewed publications in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Her research and publications focus on European Integration History — with an accent on enlargement policy temporalities and the Schengen area fundamental rights — Global Governance, Comparative Regional Integration and Digital Humanities.