Álex Maroño Porto is a Spanish writer based in New York and a Columbia Journalism School alum, where he studied with a Fulbright Scholarship.

He graduated from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, with a Bachelor in International Relations and from Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, with a Master in Current Democracies: Nationalism, Federalism and Multiculturalism.

From 2017 to 2021, he worked at El Orden Mundial, a Spanish online magazine, where he wrote about socio-cultural topics such as homonationalism, anti-Asian violence or beauty standards, as well as U.S. and international topics. His work also appeared at eldiario.es or Atalayar.

He also worked as a Research Assistant for Javier Solana , former Secretary General of NATO, at the Esade Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics (EsadeGeo,) and he interned at the World Health Organization Barcelona Office for Health Systems Financing and the Spanish Representation to the OECD .

He can be contacted at alexmarono@gmail.com

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