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    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)

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Research interests

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona since 2008 and member of GRET since 1991. 

She has published numerous articles on the impact of social inequalities on post-compulsory transitions, school absenteeism and dropout.  

She has been PI of different national projects, among the most recent "Educational dropouts after compulsory secondary education: A longitudinal exploitation of student registration data from Catalonia". (2019-ref.200432). 

She collaborates with various public administrations and institutions, including the Agency for the Evaluation of the Educational System of Catalonia, in the framework of which the study "Differences in the educational results of boys and girls in Catalonia, 2012), the General Secretariat of Youth, of the Generalitat de Catalunya, 2002 and 2017), the Diputació de Barcelona (Educational dropout from the perspective of gender: Where are the girls?, 2022) or the Jaume Bofill Foundation (Educational dropout in vocational training, 2023) was developed. It also contributes to the ongoing training of education and youth technicians, within the framework of the Barcelona Provincial Council's training plans. 

She teaches subjects in the degrees of Sociology and Early Childhood Education, as well as in several masters, such as the Master of Social Policy and Work of the Department of Sociology of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the Master of Initial Training of Secondary School Teachers, the Master of Social and Educational Action of the University of Valencia and the Master of Youth and Society. Interuniversity Youth and Society.  

Member of the scientific committee of the network "Jeunes et Societés en Europe et Autour de la Mediterraneé since 2005.  She is currently researching on the educational pathways of young people in Second Chance schools, in an inter-university project with the University of Valencia.  

Three research projects recognised by the AQU (Agency for Quality Assurance in the Catalan University System). 

General quality indicators of scientific research

Scopus 46 Citations. H index 3

Google Acadèmic Citations 1586 Since 2018: 653

Index h: 18. Since 2018:12

Index i 10: 27. Since 2018_14

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Ph. D., Sociologia

Award Date: 9 Nov 2001

Degree, Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia

Award Date: 1 Jun 1989

External positions

Lectora, Departament de Sociologia de la UAB

1 Mar 200515 Jun 2008

Ayudante doctor, Departament de Sociologia de la UAB

16 Nov 200129 Jun 2004

Ayudante no doctor, Departament de Sociologia de la UAB

2 Sept 199915 Nov 2001

Profesora Asociada, Departament de Sociologia de la UAB

2 Sept 19921 Sept 1999

Investigadora, Centre de recerca (CIREM)

5 Jun 19893 Jun 1991

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