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Departament de Ciències Polítiques i Socials

Jorge Rodríguez obtained his PhD in Sociology at Nortwestern University, in the USA. He is currently associate professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, where he is also the Coordinator of the PhD Program of the Department of Political & Social Sciences.

In the past, he has been Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods at the University of Kent, and Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Reading, both in the UK. He also worked as Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in the USA.

In 2012, he won with Daniel Oesch the prize for the best paper of the year published in the journal Socio-Economic Review, edited by the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics.

Currently, he participates formally in the following research projects:

  • Stratified family dynamics: polarizing trends in couple behaviour and parenting. European Research Council. 2011- 2016
  • La regulación de los antecedentes penales: su efecto en el acceso al mercado laboral de los jóvenes. Recercaixa 2014-15.
  • upervisión en la comunidad: intervención en la fase de ejecución de las sentencias. Especial énfasis en la violencia de género, Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Plan Nacional de I + D, DER2012-32150 ). 2013-2015

Research lines

Social Inequalities, Work, Employment and Occupations, Social Mobility, Gender Inequalities, Criminology.