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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

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.

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.

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

  • 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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

Jose Ramon Repullo Labrador

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

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.

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.

Joan Carles Gallego Herrera

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

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.

MARIA JOSE GONZALEZ LOPEZ

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

Manuel Aguilar Hendrickson

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

Daniel Montolio Estivill

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

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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