Antonio Manuel Díaz Fernández
Nombre: Antonio Manuel Díaz Fernández
Institución: Universidad de Cádiz (Departamento de Derecho Internacional Público, Penal y Procesal)
Asignaturas impartidas en el Máster: Security, Conflict and Cooperation in International Society, Intelligence and Security
Área: Derecho Penal
Prof. Antonio Díaz is an Associate Professor of Politics and Administration. Dr. Díaz holds a doctorate in Political Science and Administration from the University of Barcelona and has been awarded university degrees both in Law and Political Science. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Peace, Security and Defence awarded by the University Institute ‘General Gutiérrez Mellado’ in Madrid.
He has been a visitor researcher at the International Centre for Security Analysis (King’s College, London) and Brunel Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies (Brunel University, London) and the University of Glasgow. He was awarded prizes in 1997 and 2003 by the Spanish Ministry of Defence for his research into security. He has held professorships at the universities of Barcelona and Madrid. He has participated in 7FP projects, has led the research project “Towards a European intelligence policy” and was the co‑director of the prospective White Book of Homeland Security: Spain 2020 commissioned by the Spanish Parliament. In 2006 he delivered a report on “The role of the Spanish intelligence community in the Foreign Affairs and Security decision‑making process” commissioned by the Spanish Foreign Affairs Ministry with the aim of improving the analysis process within the Spanish intelligence community and its relationship with the decision makers.
Dr. Diaz is also a professor at the University Institute “General Gutiérrez Mellado” in Madrid, at the Instituto Barcelona de Estudios Internacionales in Barcelona, and at the Rey Juan Carlos University where he lectures and conducts research into the intelligence services. He has extensively researched into intelligence models. He the coordinator of the Security Forum of the University of Cádiz and responsible of the cooperation agreement between the University of Cádiz and the Spanish Intelligence Service. He is deputy editor of The International Journal of Intelligence, Security, and Public Affairs.
His last two projects on intelligence are: “Intelligence for schoolchildren” and “The perception of the intelligence services by the Spanish University students”.