Who is?

Teacher and researcher

Since graduating in law in 1984, he has devoted his career to teaching and researching Administrative Law, at times also managing public institutions in tasks related to this branch of law (such as his stints as director of three public administration schools/institutes of the Canary Islands, Galicia and the National Institute of Public Administration, in collaboration with judicial institutions (as a substitute judge in the High Court of Justice of the Canary Islands), or as an advisor to international organisations (as a member of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration).

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Rodríguez-Arana, Jaime


Date of birth

07/04/1961

Nationality

Spanish

Research ID

A-2405-2019

Education


1979-1984

Law Degree, Faculty of Law, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

1984-1986

PhD in Law, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Current position


1993-2020

Professor of Administrative Law, Faculty of Law, Universidad de A Coruña, Spain.

Previous positions


1986-1987

Associate Professor in Administrative Law, School of Labour Relations and Social Security Law Consultants, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

1987-1993

Senior Professor in Administrative Law, Faculty of Law, Universidad de la Laguna, Spain.

Fellowships and awards


1987 and 1988

Winner of two Legal Research Awards: “Decano Raimundo D’Abadal”, received from Colegio de Abogados de Barcelona, and “Decano Zarate i Penichet”, received from Colegio de Abogados de Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

2003

Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic (award for “exceptional civil services, carried out by Spanish and foreign nationals, that benefit the Nation or that significantly contribute to developing friendly relations and cooperation between the Spanish Nation and the rest of the International Community”).

2009 and 2019

Doctor Honoris Causa, received from the Universidad Hispanoamericana de Nicaragua and from the Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho de Costa Rica.

2015 and 2106

Honorary Professor, received from the Universidad Nacional del Nordeste de la República Argentina and the Universidad Católica de la República Oriental del Uruguay.

2019 and 2020

Two Commemorative Books of the 25th anniversary of his appointment to professorship (in Spain and America).

Teaching activities


1987-1993

Senior Lecturer in Administrative Law, Universidad de la Laguna, Spain.

2006-2010

Lecturer in Public Ethics, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.

2010-2011

Visiting Lecturer in Administrative Law, Universidad Católica Portuguesa, Portugal.

Since 1993

Lecturer in Administrative Law, Universidad de A Coruña, Spain.

Since 2015

Associate Lecturer in Administrative Law, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Argentine Republic.

Since 2016

Honorary Lecturer, Universidad Católica de la República Oriental del Uruguay.

Since 2019

Lecturer in the Diploma in Public Procurement, Universidad del Salvador, Argentine Republic.

Since 2008

Senior Lecturer in the Master’s Degree on Administrative Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico.

Since 2011

Senior Lecturer in Good Administration in the Master’s Degree on Government and Public Policies of the Universidad Panamericana, Mexico.

Since 2012

Visiting Lecturer in the Nucleus of Constitutional Investigations, Universidad Federal de Paraná, Brazil.

Since 2013

Lecturer in the PhD Programme in Public Law, Universidad de Santo Tomás de Colombia.

Since 2001

Visiting Lecturer in Administrative Law, Universidad de Táchira, Venezuela.

Since 2003

Associate Lecturer in Administrative Law: Universidad Católica de Salta, Argentine Republic.

Since 2004

Guest Lecturer in the postgraduate course in Administrative Law: Universidad Austral, Argentine Republic.

Since 2005

Visiting Lecturer in Administrative Law, Universidad de Montevideo, Uruguay.

Institutional responsibilities


2009-2017

Department Head of Special Public Law, Universidad de A Coruña, Spain.

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1988-1990

Director of the Instituto Canario de Administración Pública, Spain.

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1990-1996

Director of the Escola Galega de Administración Pública, Spain.

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2000-2003

Director of the Instituto Nacional de Administración Pública, Spain.

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2014-2020

Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Iberoamerican Administrative Law, Universidad de A Coruña, Spain.

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2018-2020

Director of the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo in Galicia, Spain.

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2018-2020

Member of Spanish National Commission for Research Evaluation.

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Memberships of scientific societies


2001-2005

Member of the Commission of Experts on Public Administration of the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

Since 2001

President of the Spanish Section of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences.

Since 2004

President of the Iberoamerican Forum of Administrative Law

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Since 2006

Founding Member of the International Association of Administrative Law.

Since 2008

Honorary President of the Central American Association of Administrative Law.

Since 2011

Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law.

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Since 2011

Member of the Iberoamerican Association of Electoral Law.

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Since 2015

General Coordinator of the Iberoamerican Public Procurement Network.

Since 2017

Member of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences.

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2020

Founding Member of the Comparative Administrative Law Association.