Nieves Perez-Solorzano

Senior Lecturer in European Politics, University of Bristol

I am currently working on transparency and lobbying in the Brexit negotiations and on institutional change in the EU and the institutional architecture outlined by article 50 TEU.
I have previously worked on the involvement of civil society and interest groups in EU governance in the context of wider debates on participatory and deliberative democracy. I have written extensively on the impact of EU membership on civil society in the new member states from Central and Eastern Europe through the lens of Europeanization. I have worked on the impact of EU enlargement on the institutionalisation of civil society participation in the EU with a focus on the European Economic and Social Committee and the Social Dialogue and the European Union's new civil dialogue.

BA in Geography and History, University of Salamanca, Spain.
MA in Politics and Administration, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium
PhD in Politics, University of Exeter
I have previously worked at the University of Exeter and the University of East Anglia.
Visiting positions at the University of Salamanca, College of Europe and Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in European Politics, University of Bristol


  • 2001 
    University of Exeter, PhD in Politics