Javier Lorente Fontaneda

Javier Lorente Fontaneda (PhD Political Science, University Autónoma de Madrid 2017) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Law I and Political Science at the University Rey Juan Carlos. He works in the field of Political Behaviour, focusing on young people’s relationship with politics, the development of political attitudes and the formation of political generations. More specifically he has done research on the impact of the economic crisis on youth’s political attitudes and studied how political generations can provide insights to the acquisition of citizens’ political ideology. He has participated in several edited volumes, published in national and international journals (such as the Spanish Journal of Sociological Research, the International Journal of Sociology and the European Journal of Higher Education) and written a book about the left-right ideology and political generations.