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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

Clara Riba

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

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.

Josep Borrell

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

Carme Borrell

  • Manager of the Public Health Agency of Barcelona.
  • Adjunct Lecturer at Pompeu Fabra University.

Nuria Bosch

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

Jorge Calero

  • Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Barcelona

Alex Costa

  • Member of the Programming Bureau of Barcelona City Council.
  • PdD in Economics from University of Barcelona.

Consuelo Chacartegui

  • Lecturer in Employment Law and Social Security and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law, with management responsibilities in the Bachelor's program in Labour Relations at UPF.

José M. Freire

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

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.

Antonio Izquierdo

  • Member of the European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities.
  • Lecture in Sociology at A Coruña University.

Adolfo Jimenez Fernandez

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

Julia López

  • PhD in Law from Pompeu Fabra University.
  • Professor of Employment and Social Security Law at Pompeu Fabra University.

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

  • His main research area is focused on the analysis of institutions in public Administration, with special emphasis in the fields of organization and human resource management, and on the impact of trends such as the emergence of regulatory agencies, the e-government and outsourcing.
  • PhD in Political Science and Administration from Pompeu Fabra University.
  • Associate professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University.

Cristina Sánchez

  • Member of the DIGECIC Research Group (Discourse, Gender, Culture and Science).
  • Sociology Lecturer at University of Girona.

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.

John Schmitt

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

Carme Trilla

  • Director of Housing Mediation Services at Cáritas, Diocese of Barcelona.

Antoni Cervera

  • Director of the Institute of Geriatric and Social Healthcare (IAGS) of the Municipal Institute of Health Care (IMAS) of Barcelona City Council.

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).

Javier Ramos Díaz

  • Senior Research Associate at the Spanish Social Observatory.
  • Lecturer at the e-democracy center at the University of Zurich.

Miguel Laparra

  • Director of the Research Chair for Equality and Social Integration (CIPARAIIS)
  • PhD in Sociology.

Marc Àmbit

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

Joakim Palme

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

Walter Korpi

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

Josep Muñoz

  • Head of the Provincial Council of Barcelona's Social Welfare Service. Senior Technician at the Barcelona City Council's Social Welfare Department.

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.

Mariona Ferrer

  • Coordinator for the European projects MYPLACE and MYWEB.
  • Lecturer in Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University.

Donald Steinwachs

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

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.

Branko Milanovic

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

Jose Ramon Repullo Labrador

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

Mark Weisbrot

  • Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington DC (USA).
  • PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Thomas Burke

  • Director of Johns Hopkins Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute.
  • Vice-Dean of the Department of Public Health Policies at Johns Hopkins University.

Pierre-Gerlier Forest

  • Director of the Institute for Health and Social Policy at Johns Hopkins University.

Luis Jiménez

  • Executive Director of the Observatory of Sustainability in Spain (OSE).
  • Lecturer at the Department of Applied Economics at Complutense University, Madrid (UCM).

Domingo Jiménez

  • President of the Renewable Energies Foundation and Consultant Engineer specialising in the environment and sustainability.

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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