Eva-Maria Poptcheva holds a PhD in European Constitutional Law from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (Spain). She worked
as a lecturer and research fellow in European Union Law and Constitutional Law at the same university, before joining the
European Parliamentary Research Service, where she currently works in the field of constitutional affairs. She has participated
in several international conferences and is the author of a number of journal articles and book chapters, in English, Spanish
and German, about EU citizenship, fundamental rights and parliamentarism.