Global Programs: Segovia, Spain | Faculty and Staff
Global Business, Language and Culture
Angeles Figueroa-Alcorta has been working in the field of higher education for the past six years. She joined IE as Deputy Director of International Relations at IE School of Arts and Humanities in September 2010, and is currently Executive Director of the Bachelor in International Relations at IE University. Angeles teaches the university-wide Contemporary Issues in International Relations seminar, which introduces students to some of the broad themes in the study of international relations. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from IE and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Political Science from Florida International University in Miami (US), where she lived for seven years. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree, Angeles began her career at Florida International University, first as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of
Miguel Larranaga is the vice-rector of Institutional Relations at IE University. He has a PhD in Medieval History from the Universidad de Duesto, Spain. His research interests include cultural and social history of the Middle Ages, the history from the 5th to 15th centuries and landscape archaeology.
José Lejarraga received his Ph.D. in Business Economics and Quantitative Methods from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (ES). His research interests lie in the intersection between behavioral decision making, experiential learning and entrepreneurship, and for his research he conducts laboratory experiments as well as quantitative analysis of firm-level data. After his Ph.D. he joined Universidad Pompeu Fabra as a post-doctoral fellow to continue his research, and in 2011 he joined IE University as a professor of Entrepreneurship. Some of his work has been published in the Proceedings of the Academy of Management and the European Management Review. He has also presented his research in several international conferences such as the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, the Strategic Management Society’s Meeting, EGOS conference, or the Subjective Probability, Utility and Decision Making Meeting.
Elena Lledó Macau earned her PhD in Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London with a focus on post-war abstraction in France. She has worked in galleries and museums in Europe and organized a number of art festivals and cultural events in Europe and the US. She has lectured at RISD and published contemporary art criticism for over 15 years.
Gustavo Nombela holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Centro de Estudions Monetarios Y Financieros (CEMF). He has broad research and teaching experience as a tenured professor at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and visiting professor at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is also the Director of the economic area for Fundación Ideas
Cristina Otero holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish Philology and post-graduate Certificate from Universidad Completense de Madrid. She has taught Spanish for several years at the Oxford Intensive School of English.