Alea López de San Román is policy officer of the League of European Research Universities (LERU). Alea has been with LERU since 2013 and is responsible for EU monitoring and policy development across different areas of LERU’s research and higher education related activities, in particular innovation and entrepreneurship, open access and text and data mining.
A Graduate in Law and Political Science (UC3M, 2007), Alea holds a Master´s Degree in International Affairs (Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, 2012) and a Master´s in European Studies (KU Leuven, 2015). She was a visiting student at University College London (2004-2005), University of California Los Angeles (2006) and Georgetown University (2012). Her areas of expertise and research include international relations, foreign policy, EU research policy and EU science diplomacy.