Joan Maria Thomàs
Joan Maria Thomàs is professor of Contemporary History at the University Rovira i Virgili. He has received the ICREA Award of Excellence in Research, the Generalitat de Catalunya's Narcís Monturiol Medal and is correspondent member of the Real Academia de la Historia and the Editorial Board of Journal of Contemporary History. He has written eleven books on Spanish Fascism, Spanish Francoist single-party FET y de las JONS, US-Spain relations during the Second World War and biographical essays, some of them translated into English. He has been lecturer or researcher in universities of the US, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, India, and China.