Carlos Malamud is Professor of Latin American History at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) in Madrid, and Senior Analyst for Latin America at the independent think-tank the Elcano Royal Institute. He is also a member of the National Academy of History of Argentina. Between 1986 and 2002, he was Director of the Latin American programme of the Instituto Universitario de Ortega y Gasset. He has lectured at the Complutense University of Madrid and San Pablo CEU. He combines his work as a historian with analysis of politics and international relations in Latin America. He has written several books on Latin American history.