RAQUEL GALLEGO (coord.)

Raquel Gallego Calderon is Ph.D. in Government and M.Sc. in Public Administration and Public Policy by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She also got a M.Sc. in Political Science and a Llicenciatura (B.Sc.) in Political Science and Sociology by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). She is Professor of Political Science and Administration, at the Department of Political Science and Public Law of the UAB. She is currently Director of the Institute of Government and Public Policies (IGOP). She has been Coordinator of the Master of Public Management (UB-UAB-UPF) from 2001 to 2016. Her research interests include: public policy analysis, public management and public administration reform, welfare policies, and decentralization. She has published books, edited volumes, book chapters and articles in journals such as: Social Indicators Research, International Public Management Journal, Governance, Public Administration – An International Quarterly, Public Administration Review, and Public Policy and Administration. She is reviewer and member of the editorial board of several academic journals. She has worked as an international consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank.

Contact: Raquel. Gallego (at) uab.cat
Web: Google Citations
ORCID: 0000-0003-4036-0871
Selected publications: CV Raquel Gallego
ResearchGate quotes: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Raquel_Gallego2


SEDA AYDIN
SilkDid double major in political science and sociology at Bogazici Üniversitesi (Istanbul). After their ’ finish my studies in Turkey, I went to the us for doctoral studies in sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. The 2009 I went back to Turkey for medical reasons and I did a master's degree in sociology in Bogazici Üniversitesi, Istanbul. During this time, I worked as an Assistant of ’ teaching in Istanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Şehir Üniversitesi in Istanbul and assistant research ’. In may 2013 I started my PhD in political science, which I plan to finish in early 2017. I am hired with a contract holder FI-DGR (by Generalitat de Catalunya) in the Department of political science and public law at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. My doctoral research revolves around attitudes and democratic practices of Turkish immigrants in Germany that Turkey. Maintaining the focus especially on transnational theories of migration and their adaptation to the return migration.


EVA ALFAMA

ALFAMA_eva photoEva Alfama has a degree in political science and DIPLOMA in social psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He is currently finishing a PhD in public policy and social transformation by the ’ Institute of Government and public policy at the UAB. Researcher and consultant in public policy from 2002, has focused his research on the politics of ’ gender equality and against violence towards women, the ’ social exclusion, the health, and the political participation and social movements. Specialist in evaluation of public policies and programmes and in social indicators and management. He has worked for multiple institutions; including the departments of labor and welfare of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Catalan women's Institute ’, Emakunde – Instituto Vasco de la Mujer, the European Institute for Gender Singles, and several town councils. He is a member of the Asociación Española de Ciencia Política, ’ of the European Consortium for Political Research and Interdisciplinary Feminist Research methodology seminar SIMReF.


MARC BALAGUER

Marc BalaguerDirector of Ivàlua (Catalan Institute of public policy evaluation). Associate Professor of the Department of Economics and business ’ of the University of Barcelona. An economist from the Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona and a PhD in public policy and Social transformation by the ’ Institute of Government and public policy at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has worked in the Department of ’ and the Department of Economics and Finance of the Generalitat de Catalunya and also the local administration as Manager of the Covenant of the metropolitan region of Barcelona and Barcelona Activa as head of External Cooperation. He has been a World Bank consultant and Visiting Fellow at the Department of sociology at Harvard University (1999-2000).

Contact: Marc.Balaguer@ivalua.cat


XAVIER BALLART

Xavier-BallartProfessor UAB. Doctor in political science and Administration ’ UAB. Master Public Affairs Indiana University. Professor College of Europe 2001-2006. Adjunct Professor, Indiana University 2000. Visiting Scholar, Kennedy School of Government 1995-1996. Main lines of research at present are “Public Service Motivation” and "transformational leadership." Other lines of research are: program evaluation, public management and innovation. Main courses taught are “Public Management”, “Public Policy”, “Program Evaluation” and "comparative politics". I have been involved and written reports for: the World Bank, IDB (Inter American Development Bank), European Commission, Public Administrations Spanish Ministry, Catalan Government, Barcelona City Hall, Barcelona Provincial Government and other local governments.

Contact: Xavier.Ballart@uab.cat


NICOLAS BARBIERI

Nicolas-BarbieriNicolás Barbieri PhD in political science, postdoctoral researcher at the Public Policies and Government Institute and adjunct lecturer at the Department of Political science, at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He is also adjunct lecturer at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.
His main research area is institutional and policy change, (health, social services, culture). He was visiting research fellow at the Université Montpellier I, Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda and Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero. She has published books, chapter books and papers in international journals, available at link.
He is the author of the blog http://ubicarse.net


QUIM BRUGUÉ

Quim BruguéQuim Brugué holds a PhD in political science and Administration ’, and is currently a professor in the Department of political science and public law at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Director of the Institute of Government and public policy (IGOP). Between 2003 and 2008 He was director general of citizen participation in the Government of the Generalitat of Catalonia. He has developed his teaching and research activity in the areas of public management, the local government, citizen participation and public policy analysis ’. He recently published the book this is the policy, idiots! (Editorial Accent, 2012).


RAMON CANAL

Ramon-channelRamon Canal Oliveras holds a Masters degree in political science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), where is currently finishing his doctoral thesis on the transformation of localism. Previously he studied political science, public law and economics at the University of Freiburg (Germany) and holds a master's degree in university management and a graduate certificate in Local Government. He has been coordinator of research of the Institute of Government and public policy (IGOP) and associate professor in the Department of political science at the UAB. Previously he worked for twelve years in a local authority. His research interests focus on the areas of local government and local policies, especially regarding citizen participation and social inclusion.


ALEX CASADEMUNT

Alex CasademuntAlex Casademunt Monfort. He holds a degree in economic and business sciences and a PhD in political science and public administration. He is a Professor in the Department of political science and public law. His research has focused on the study of the impact of non-institutional political actors (interest groups and social movements) in public policies, especially in terms of territorial and environmental policies. He has recently published, with other authors, For a new culture of the territory? Mobilizations and territorial conflicts. Currently, participate in multidisciplinary research on the processes of learning and social innovation through ecological conflicts; He also presides over the Center for environmental sustainability in Catalonia.


JOAN COMA

Joan-ComaBachelor’s degree in Sociology (UAB, 2010). MSc International Relations (LSE, 2011) and Official Master’s Degree in Teaching in Secondary Schools (UAB, 2012). He also received a Certificate of Advanced Studies on International Law and Nonviolent Popular Struggle from UB (, 2014), focusing on nonviolent resistance movements in Palestine. Currently he is a political science PhD candidate at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, where is hired as FPU predoc (Ministry of education). His thesis deals with diaspora, transnational social movements and activism. Specifically, his research is to explain how and why, from different actors, a distant political movement becomes embedded in the local network of activism. He is also collaborating in the I+D research project “Transnational Political Incorporation” (CSO2014-57029-P) lead by Dr. Eva Østergaard-Nielsen.


JOSEP ESPLUGA

PEP-L'EsplugaPhD in sociology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, master in prevention of risks by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Associate Professor of the Department of sociology at the AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY of BARCELONA, researcher at the Institute of Government and public policy (IGOP), Member of the Group Globalization, Education and social policy (HUMPS) and collaborated with the research group on Agriculture, Livestock and food in the Globalization (ARAG-UAB). Coordinates the postgraduate diploma in Local Revitalization Agroecological (IGOP & ICTA) and the Minor in sustainable development and Global citizenship at the UAB. Previously he has been research fellow at the Department of urban development of the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (Università degli Studi di Venezia), researcher with the Centro Nacional de Conditions de Trabajo (INSHT), and a visiting researcher at the Institute for Studies of Science, Technology and Innovation – ESRC Innogen Centre (University of Edinburgh). His research focuses on a sociological approach to the relationship between health and work, town and country planning and the environment and more specifically, about the social perception of technology risks and environmental conflicts.

Contact: joseplluis. espluga (at) URuab.cat
Web: http://blogs.uab.cat/josepesplugatrenc/
Social networks: @esplugatrenc


MARGARITA LEÓN
Margarita León is Professor of political science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Of the 2010 to 2015 He was a researcher in the Ramón y Cajal Institute of Government and public policy (IGOP) of this University. He has been Professor of comparative public policy at the University of Kent (2004-2010) and Marie Curie researcher at the European University Institute of Florence. He received his Ph.d. at the London School of Economics with a grant from the V framework programme of the European. Account in addition, with a master's degree in Sociological Research by the University of Essex (1995) and a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Alicante (1994). He has published articles in numerous journals of international impact ’. Is co-editor along with Ana M. Guillén of the book The Spanish Welfare State in European Context (Ashgate, 2011) and editor of The Transformation of Care in European Societies (Palgrave, 2014). His main areas of research are comparative public policy and the reform of the ’ welfare State. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the European social Policy Network (ESPAnet) and of the Spanish network of Social policy (REPS).
More information: https://uab.academia.edu/MargaritaLeon


SHEILA GONZALEZ

Sheila-GonzalezPh.d. in public policy and social transformation by the UAB. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher and adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science at the UAB. She has developed basic, and applied research, on public policy analysis, Her areas of interest are Education and Migration. She has been a visiting researcher of the Hochschule Bremen (Germany), the Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales (UNAM, Mexico) and the Departamento de Investigaciones (CINVESTAV, Mexico). She has published in national and international journals such as Educational Policy, Educación XXI or Public Policy and Administration. She has been also a co-author of several books and book chapters.


ZYAB IBAÑEZ

Zyab IbanezZyab Ibañez is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Government and Public Policies (IGOP) of the Universitat Autònoma Barcelona. He holds a PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute, Florence 2007, and an MSc in Environmental Assessment from the London School of Economics. His research combines cross-national institutional analyses and organizational case-studies to explore how different institutional regimes shape the design and implementation of public policies in the areas of employment, working-time and migration. As a researcher, he has been involved in several EU and National funded projects, such as RECWOWE and Mobile Identities. Currently he is part of the IGOP team undertaking the project: Promoting Youth Involvement and Social Engagement (PROMISE), a major EU funded research project, under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, running from May 2016 to April 2019.


 

JOAN MIRÓ

Joan MiroJoan Miró Artigas is currently a predoctoral fellow in the Department of Political Science and Public Law in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. His PhD thesis is about the discursive articulation of the recent European sovereign debt crisis, as well as about the particular policy responses that EU institutions gave to such a crisis. Previously, he got a MA in Ideology and Discourse Analysis at the University of Essex , (Distinction), and, a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Public Management at the UAB (Highest Honours).


EVA OSTERGAARD

Eva ØstergaardEva Østergaard-Nielsen is Associate Professor of the Department of political science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She holds degrees in Anthropology and Political science from Copenhagen University and a PhD in Politics from the University of Oxford / St. Antony's College. Her research interests include transnational politics of migration, political parties and the transnational electoral dynamics of external citizenship and migration and development. Her publications includes books, edited volumes and articles in journals such as Global Networks, International Migration Review, International Journal of Regional and Urban Studies and Ethnic and Racial Studies and Population Space and Place. Eva is a member of the editorial boards of Migration Studies, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Revista Española de Ciencia Política, and the IMISCOE Research Series.


GUILLEM RIPOLL

Guillem-RipollPhD student in the Department of political science and law at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). I am in possession of a Bachelor's degree in political science and public administration (UAB) and the official master's degree in political science (UPF). My research revolves around the expansion of the concept of Motivation for Public Service; among other topics, I focus with connection between this style of motivation and corruption.


NATALIA ROSETTI

RosettiPhD in political science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and holds a degree in political science and public administration from the same University. He is currently Associate Professor in the Faculty of political science and sociology at the UAB and works on the ’ analysis and policy advice to the Barcelona City Council ’. Works as a researcher at the Institute of Government and public policy, He has carried out research works for various foundations and public administrations as well as research PhD candidate at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and at the European University Institute of Florence ’. His lines of research and teaching are the ’ public policy analysis and public management and administration.


CAROLINA MUÑOZ MENDOZA

Carolina Muñoz MendozaCarolina Muñoz-Mendoza is Social worker, Master in Public Management and currently pursuing his doctorate in public policy in the ’ Institute of Government and public policy at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. A specialist in analysis, Management and evaluation of public policies with a citizen focus. During his career he has held management positions, consultancy, teaching and research in countries of Latin America and Europe. His lines of research ’ s ’ have focused on social policies, cultural activities, of public health, territorial and institutional development. It is also an active Manager and promoter of professional and academic Networks in the ’ field of the ’ evaluation of public policies and of citizen participation in Latin American level.