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Dr Arantza Gomez Arana

Senior Lecturer

Department: Social Sciences

Arantza Gomez Arana joined Northumbria University in May 2020 after having taught at several British Universities. In 2015 she was a visiting lecturer at Bamberg University as part of the Erasmus+ staff mobility programme. She is also a superver of several PhD students. 


Arantza's research covers the study of International Relations and regionalism. Her publications include several geographical areas: Europe, Latin America and the Mediterranean. She holds several external roles:

- Co-convener BISA European Security Working Group (2018-2020)

- Elected UACES Committee member (2019-2022)


Arantza Gomez Arana


  • Politics PhD November 28 2012
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2019

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The EU and Latin America: A real security and development nexus or a superficial one?, Arana, A. 23 Nov 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Justice and Home Affairs Research, Taylor & Francis
  • The European Union's Policy Towards Mercosur : Responsive Not Strategic, Gomez Arana, A. 2017
  • The European union and the central American common market sign an association agreement, Gomez Arana, A. 1 Jan 2015, In: European Foreign Affairs Review
  • Explaining the Renewed Push for an European Union Association Agreement with Mercosur, Gomez Arana, A. 2014, In: Revista Española de Relaciones Internacionales


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