Hello! I'm Diego Rubio
I'm an applied historian and a policy advisor
working to improve governance and decision-making.
I've a PhD from Oxford University and a MA from the École Normale Supérieure of LSH. I also hold an executive certificate on Global Leadership from Harvard University and a teaching certificate from the British Academy of Higher Education. I graduated in History from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona with the highest GPA of the country.
I currently work as Policy Advisor to the Ibero-American Secretary General and as Professor of Applied History & Global Governance at the IE School of International Relations. Previously, I was a Junior Research Fellow at the Queen's College and the Department of Politics and International Relations of Oxford University, and Strategic Adviser to the United Nations.
‘The Politics of Nostalgia: On How Pessimism is Threatening the West’, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 31st January 2017.
‘Applied History for Decision-Makers: What can the Past tell us about current Global Turmoil?’, Caos and Order, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 26th January 2017.
‘Post-Truth Politics: The Invisible Decline from St Augustine to Mr Trump’, II Braga Colloquium in the History of Moral and Political Philosophy, University of Minho, 12th January 2017.
‘Eppur si muove’, Política Exterior, no. 170, March-April, 2016, pp. 118-128.