Maria Jose Hierro

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Lecturer in Political Science


115 Prospect Street, Rosenkranz Hall, Room 421
1(203) 432-3399


  • Ph.D., Universidad Autonoma de Madrid,  2012
  • M.A. Social Sciences, Juan March Institute, 2007



Maria J. Hierro is a Lecturer in Political Science at the Department of Political Science. Her research examines short- and long-run determinants of national identity and nationalism, and focuses on multinational contexts in Western Europe. She has published articles in the Journal of Conflict Resolution, West European Politics, and South European Society & Politics.

Her current research analyzes the impact of the economic crisis on nationalist attitudes


  • Comparative Politics
  • National identity
  • Nationalism
  • Political Behavior
  • Western Europe

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