- Hacking Diplomacy Apr 2, 2014
Juan Luis Manfredi Sánchez is Senior Lecturer at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain) where he teaches Political Communication and Media Policy. For more than 10 years, he has been involved in research on global media, communication and politics. In order to advance his work from a comparative perspective, he has been a Visiting Fellow at the Communication and Media Research Institute (Westminster University, 2002), Lessius Mechelen University (2009 and 2012), the National Security Archive (George Washington University, 2009) and Università degli Studi di Perugia (2013).
He is co-editor of "Challenges of our external action: Public Diplomacy and Marca España", a playbook published by the Spanish Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Minister.
He holds a PhD in Communication from the University of Seville where he also earned two degrees in Journalism and History. His thesis received a Special Distinction at the Blas Infante Prize (best work for Public Administration, 2002), the First Prize in Fundación Autor – SGAE Awards (best work on Communication Studies, 2006) and the First RTVA Prize (best work on Communication Studies, 2006). Dr Manfredi holds an International Executive MBA from the IE Business School and a Masters’ in Media Business Management from the University of Seville. He is a frequent contributor to Cinco Días, a business daily in Spain. He joined the Faculty of Journalism at the University of Castilla-La Mancha in 2011.
Twitter handle: @juanmanfredi