Master in Public and Social Policies

Board of Directors

The Master in Public and Social Policies has a Board of Directors composed of the following members:

  • Vicenç Navarro - Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Professor of Health Policy and Management, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Director, JHU-UPF Public Policy Center.
  • Joan Benach - Professor of Political and Social Science at Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Co-Director, JHU-UPF Public Policy Center.
  • Donald Steinwachs– Professor at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research.
  • Mònica Clua - Professor of Political Sciences at the University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley.
  • Keshia Pollack - Director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Health and Social Policy.
  • Sebastià Sarasa - Professor of Sociology at UPF.

Academic Directors

Vicenç Navarro

  • Professor of Public Policy at Johns Hopkins University (USA).
  • Professor of Public Policy at Pompeu Fabra University

Mònica Clua

  • President of the Critical Political Economy Research Network of the European Sociological Association.
  • Associate Professor at University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

Academic Coordination

Pol Carrion Huguet

  • Senior Research Fellow.
  • Master in Public and Social Policy from Pompeu Fabra University in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University

Faculty

ALBERT SALES CAMPOS

  • Adviser to the Social Rights Office at Barcelona City Council.
  • Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at UPF.Member of the research group Criminology and the Penal System at UPF.

Lucía Artazcoz

  • Director of the Community Services Institute, Barcelona Public Health Agency.
  • Adjunct Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University. Director of the Online Biomedical Research Centre (CIBER) for Epidemiology and Public Health's Transversal Program on Inequalities.

Joan Benach

  • Director of the Health Inequalities Research Group and the Employment Conditions Network (GREDS-EMCONET).
  • Lecturer in Public and Occupational Health at Pompeu Fabra University.

Xavier Bonal Sarro

  • Director of the research group Globalization, Education and Social Policies (GEPS) at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
  • Lecturer at the Department of Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Josep Borrell

  • Professor of Economic Analysis and Business Mathematics at Complutense University, Madrid.

Carme Borrell

  • Director of Barcelona Public Health Agency
  • PhD in Public Health, specialist in preventive medicine and public health and in family and community health
  • Associate Professor at Pompeu Fabra University

Nuria Bosch

  • Fiscal Policy Researcher at the Barcelona Institute of Economics.
  • Professor in Applied Economics at the University of Barcelona.

Alex Costa

  • Department of analysis of the municipal data office of the city council of Barcelona.
  • PdD in Economics from University of Barcelona.

José M. Freire

  • Head of the Department of International Health at the National Health School / Carlos III Institute of Health.

Joan Carles Gallego Herrera

  • Ex-secretary of the CCOO de Catalunya trade union.

Ricard Gomà

  • Spokesperson for ICV-EUiA (a coalition between the Green Party and the United Alternative Left Party) on the Barcelona City Council.
  • Lecturer in Political Science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Mateu Hernandez

  • General Manager of Economic Development on the Barcelona City Council.

Adolfo Jimenez Fernandez

  • Economist, member of the European Institute of Social Security.

Vicenç Navarro

  • Professor of Public Policy at Johns Hopkins University (USA).
  • Professor of Public Policy at Pompeu Fabra University

Francesc Pedró

  • Senior Analyst at the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.
  • Professor at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University.

Carles Ramió Matas

  • Professor at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University.

Maravillas Rojo

  • Director of the Government of Catalonia's Social Entrepreneurship Program.

Miquel Salvador

  • PhD in Political Science and Administration from Pompeu Fabra University.
  • Associate professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University.

David Sancho Royo

  • Works with the European Commission as a reviewer of research and development projects.
  • Lecturer in Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University.

Sebastià Sarasa

  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Spanish Federation of Sociology.
  • Lecturer in Sociology at Pompeu Fabra University.

Ricard Zapata Barrero

  • Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration (GRITim) at UPF.
  • Lecturer at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at UPF.

Joan Guix

  • Director of the Camp de Tarragona Regional Service of the Agency for Health Protection of the Government of Catalonia.
  • Adjunct lecturer at Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona).

MARIA JOSE GONZALEZ LOPEZ

  • Researcher at the Gender Studies Centre at UPF.
  • Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at UPF.

Marc Àmbit

  • Consultant at the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency.
  • Lecturer in Project Management at Pompeu Fabra University, Toulouse Business School, and CETT.

Josep Muñoz

  • Head of the Provincial Council of Barcelona's Social Welfare Service.

Manuel Aguilar Hendrickson

  • Lecturer at the Department of Social Work and Social Services at the University of Barcelona.

Javier Arregui

  • Lecturer in Political Science at Pompeu Fabra University.

Joan Coscubiela

  • Part-Time Lecturer in Employment Law and Social Security at Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Mònica Clua

  • President of the Critical Political Economy Research Network of the European Sociological Association.
  • Associate Professor at University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

Pere Soler Masó

  • General Coordinator of the Inter-University Master in Youth and Society.
  • Lecturer in Youth Policies at the University of Girona.

Daniel Montolio Estivill

  • Member of the Barcelona Economics Institute.
  • Associate lecturer at the Department of Public Economy, Political Economy and the Spanish Economy.

Jose Ramon Repullo Labrador

  • Head of the Department of Planning and Health Economics at the National Health School / Carlos III Institute of Health.

Mary Sheehan

  • Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins University (USA).  

Juan Torres López

  • Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Seville.

Bruno Arpino

  • Co-director of the Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM, UPF).
  • Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University.

Bentley Allan

  • Assistant lecturer in Political Science at Johns Hopkins University.

Ben Zipperer

  • Senior researcher at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (USA).
  • Economist and researcher at the Economic Policy Institute in the USA.

Other collaborators

Thomas Burke

  • Director of the Johns Hopkins Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute.
  • Vice chairman of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins University.

Pierre-Gerlier Forest

  • Director of the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary.

Walter Korpi

  • Lecturer in Sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) at Stockholm University.

Branko Milanovic

  • Visiting lecturer at the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University and The Graduate Center (City University of New York).

Joakim Palme

  • Lecturer in Political Science at the Department of Government at Uppsala University (Sweden).

John Schmitt

  • Senior researcher at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington (USA).
  • Visiting lecturer at Pompeu Fabra University.

Donald Steinwachs

  • Director of the Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research at John Hopkins University (USA).
  • Lecturer at the Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Mark Weisbrot

  • Co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington DC.
  • Doctor in Economics from the University of Michigan.

John Whitlow

  • Supervising lawyer at the Community & Economic Development Clinic. Representative at the New York State Housing Court Advisory Council.
  • Lecturer at the CUNY School of Law.

 

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