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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
  • Borders, Gomez Arana, A. 2019
  • Brexit, Gomez Arana, A., Rowe, J., de Ruyter, A., Semmens-Wheeler, R., Hill, K. 1 Dec 2019, In: Economic and Labour Relations Review
  • EU identity in a Westphalian and multicultural context, Gómez Arana, A. 27 Feb 2019, In: Cuadernos Europeos de Deusto
  • Framing the EU global strategy: A stronger Europe in a fragile world, Gomez Arana, A. 2 Jan 2019, In: European Security
  • The EU and the migration crisis: reinforcing a security-based approach to migration?, Carrera, S., Santos Vara, J., Strik, T., Gomez Arana, A. 14 Jun 2019, Constitutionalising the External Dimensions of EU Migration Policies in Times of Crisis, Edward Elgar
  • Justice and Home Affairs: the case of Gibraltar, Gomez Arana, A. 2018, Brexit and Internal Security Political and Legal concerns in the context of the future UK-EU Relationship, Palgrave
  • 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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