Juan Antonio Mayoral Díaz-Asensio

Juan Antonio Mayoral Díaz-Asensio

Associate Professor

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    Juan A. Mayoral is Assistant Professor in Law & Politics and holds a PhD in Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute and the CEACS-Juan March Institute. He holds a BA in Law (2004), in Philosophy (2005) and in Political Science and Administration (2006). In 2006 he was awarded the grant from the Juan March Institute of Study and Research for master studies at the Centre of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (2006). In 2009 he obtained a MA in Democracy and Governance in the Autonomous University of Madrid. He joined iCourts as postdoctoral research fellow in 2014.

    Current research

    At iCourts, Juan is developing the JUDTRUST project where he investigates national judges' trust in the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and particularly how trust might have decisive influence on the development of a more integrated European judiciary and legal systems.

    Fields of interest

    Law & Politics; International Relations; Judicial Politics; Comparative Regional Projects; Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU); National courts; EU law; Judicial Cooperation; Quantitative and Qualitative (mixed-) methods.


    • Law in Political Context: An Introduction to contemporary Law & Politics approaches (BA level)
    • International Law & the Legalization of International Relations (MA level)
    • Empirical Quantitative & Qualitative Research Methods in Law (BA, MA & PhD level)
    • European Union Politics (BA and MA level)
    • Transitions to Democracy (MA level)
    • EU Judicial Politics (MA level)
    • International Courts (BA level)

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