Born in Lugo, Galicia, Spain in 1979, Adrian Fernandez Vazquez graduated in Philosophy and Doctor of Moral and Politics at the University of Santiago de Compostela, he has also conducted studies of Master in Politics and Democracy in the UNED. Teacher for eight years in the area of Moral and Political Philosophy at the School of USC and the Faculty of CC. Education of UVigo. He has been visiting researcher at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, with Professor Ernesto Laclau. His research focuses on the study of democratic models and their interaction with social movements from the perspective of the theory of populism applied to the legitimacy of institutions within the EU.