Cesáreo Rodríguez-Aguilera de Prat is Professor of Political Science at the University of Barcelona. He is a Doctor of Law
and holds a degree in Contemporary History. His principal research interests are in comparative politics and, more specifically,
European comparative politics. Within this field, his main focus is political parties. He has published numerous books and
articles on these subjects and has worked as a visiting researcher in research centres and universities in Rome, Turin, Milan,
Florence, Paris, Lyon, London, Edinburgh, Brussels and Mannheim.