Omar Ramon Serrano Oswald (欧山) is a Senior Researcher and Lecturer at the University of Geneva and a Guest Professor at Hunan University in China (湖南大学). He is author of The Domestic Sources of European Foreign Policy: Defence and Enlargement (Amsterdam University Press, 2013). His current research looks at the transformation of international trade, investment and financial governance by emerging countries; especially China. He has held research fellowships in Beijing (UIBE), New Delhi (JNU), Mexico City (ITAM), Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo (FGV). Omar holds a PhD in International Relations/Political Science from the Graduate Institute. Before Geneva, he obtained a MSc. in Global Politics from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a licenciatura in International Relations from ITAM University. Since 2007, he has been an associate editor for the Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs. Having lived in both sides of the Atlantic helped him learn several languages which link directly to his current and previous research interests amongst which Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Mandarin. In pursuing these interests, Omar has learned and applied both qualitative and quantitative methodologies: combining case study analysis, interview material, with regression analysis and fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA).