Professor Jacint Jordana will be joining SIID as a visiting professor in the autumn to work with Director of SIID Professor Jean Grugel.  Jordana is a professor of Political Science and Public Administration at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain. His main research area is focused on the analysis of public policies, with special emphasis being laid on regulatory policy and regulatory governance.

His recent publications include articles, among others, on the diffusion of regulatory institutions, the comparative development of domestic public policies, and policy making in policy networks.

Pompeu Fabra University was founded in 1990 and is named after the Catalan philologist Pompeu Fabra.