María José Vázquez is a research fellow in development studies, poverty and evaluation at ETEA, Development Institute of Loyola University. She teaches International Economy. She has been working in the field of development, poverty and international cooperation in developing countries (Latin America and Magreb) for 20 years.
She completed a PhD in Inclusive and Sustainable Development (with honors) in 2019 at Loyola University. Previously she completed an Expert Postgraduate in Leadership and Social Innovation in Non-profit Organizations in ESADE (2008). She was a visiting professor in Universidad Centroamericana de Nicaragua (2001-2002).