Ignacio Sánchez-Cuenca is Professor of Political Science at Carlos III University of Madrid. He was the Director of the Juan March Institute of Social Sciences from 2008 to 2021.
His research covers several areas, including conflict and violence, terrorism, democratization, and political behavior. He is the author of the book The Historical Roots of Political Violence. Revolutionary Terrorism in Affluent Countries (Cambridge University Press, 2019) and co-editor (with J.M. Maravall) of Controlling Governments. Voters, Institutions and Accountability (Cambridge University Press, 2007) and (with Elias Dinas) of Voters and Parties in the Spanish Political Space (Routledge, 2013).
His papers have been published in journals such as the British Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, the Annual Review of Political Science, the Journal of Peace Research, European Union Politics, Politics & Society and many more.
He has also published numerous books and articles in Spanish; the most recent one is El desorden politico. Democracias sin intermediación /The Political Disorder. Democracies without Intermediation, 2022).