Diego Muro is Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI).

Prior to joining IBEI he was Lecturer (tenured) in European Studies at King's College, London (2003-2009). He has also been Santander Fellow at the University of Oxford (2011-12), Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) (2008-09), and Visiting Fellow at the Centre for International Studies at the London School of Economics (2009-10). 

He holds a PhD in Political Science from LSE (2004), a Masters degree in European Studies from the University of Sussex (1999) and a BA in Politics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (1998).

He has published one monograph entitlted 'Ethnicity and Violence' and co-edited a book on 'Politics and Memory of Transition', both published by Routledge.His work has also been published in Politics, Nations and Nationalism, Ethnic and Racial Studies, and South European Society & Politics. 

His main research interests are comparative politics, social movements, ethnic conflict and asymmetric warfare. He is currently working on a comparative study of terrorist disengagement in Southern Europe.