Dr. Jiménez-Peña, Gabriel

Position 
Visiting Scholar
Nationality 
Colombia
At UNU-CRIS 
04/02/2016 to 29/07/2016
Biographical Statement 

Gabriel Jiménez-Peña obtained a Ph.D. (c) in Political Science from the Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá-Colombia. He received a B.A. in Philosophy from Universidad Nacional de Colombia and was KuWi Gast Student in the Viadrina Universität Frankfurt (O). His current research fields are International Political Economy, Regional Integration in Latin America, Economic Development, Trade and Foreign Economic Policy Convergence. Gabriel has taught during the last five years International Political Economy and International Relations in the Rosario University, Universidad Nacional de Colombia and in the Universidad de los Andes.

At UNU-CRIS, Dr. Jiménez-Peña was researching Trade Policy Convergence of Colombia, Peru and Chile through Pacific Alliance, an initiative of regional integration established since 2011 between these countries and Mexico. He spent a six months research period in Bruges, working for the UNU-CRIS academic research programme “Monitoring regionalization processes”.