Pablo Oñate (Spain) President


Pablo Oñate is a full professor of political science at the University of Valencia. His primary field of research is comparative politics (representation and parliamentary elites) and, secondarily, elections and electoral behaviour. He is the author and editor of several books and journal articles on these topics. He served as Secretary-General of the Spanish Political Science Association (2005-2013) and as Chair of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the 2012 IPSA World Congress in Madrid. 

He was elected President of the European Confederation of Political Science Associations (2014 and 2016). He has also worked for several organizations in the international field (in several Central and Latin-American countries, as well as Bosnia-Herzegovina and Myanmar) dealing with democratization, institutional reform and electoral system.