Maria José Ferrari

María José is Assistant Professor of Humanities at the Arts and Humanities Division, where she currently serves as Department Chair and Vice Dean for Academic Affairs. She specializes in European Intellectual History and EU language and educational policies. She has more than fifteen years of teaching experience in the US and Spain, where she has taught courses on Intellectual History, Political Philosophy, Cultural Studies and Linguistics. She devotes a large part of her work to curriculum design and teaching innovation in the Humanities.


• Arts and Humanities Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, IE University, Spain, 2022 – Present

• Arts and Humanities Area Chair, IE University, Spain, 2019 – Present

• Assistant Professor of Humanities, IE Arts and Humanities Division, Spain, 2019 – Present

• Assistant Professor, IE School of Human Sciences and Technology, Spain, 2009 – 2019

• Associate researcher, Real Instituto Elcano, Language and Culture area, 2009 – 2011

• Teaching Fellow, Columbia University, Spain, 2002 – 2009


• PhD in Hispanic Cultures, Columbia University, USA, 2009

• MA and MPhil, Hispanic Cultures, Columbia University, USA, 2003 – 2005

• BA, Philology, UNED, Spain, 2001

• LLB, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, 2001


• González del Valle, A., Ferrari, M.J. (2023). “Critical Cosmopolitanism -A theoretical and methodological approach to the European University Initiative”. Publisher TBC.

Ferrari, M.J. (2011), “El español en los sistemas educativos de los países miembros de la Unión Europea”, in Anuario del Insitituto Cervantes 2009 – 2010. Madrid; Boletín Oficial del Estado e Insitituto Cervantes.

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