BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Fri , 29/04/2022 - 02:57

Director: José Alberto Molina Chueca

José Alberto Molina is Full Professor of Economics (University of Zaragoza, Spain) since 2012. He is Research Fellow in IZA (Institute of Labour Economics, Germany) and in GLO (Global Labor Organization, The Netherlands). He has been Visiting Fellow at Warwick University (UK), at the University of Rhode Island (USA) and at the Boston College (USA). 

Professor Molina is international reviewer of JCR journals, of research projects and grants, and of doctoral theses. He is currently Associate Editor of a number of JCR journals. The main research area of Professor Molina is microeconomics and, particularly, population economics, labour economics and well-being, with recent interest in inter-generational transfers and mobility. 

José Alberto Molina has been the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Studies of the University of the University of Zaragoza during a decade (2005-2015), and the President of the Spanish Association of Deans of Economic and Business Studies (2009-2011). Professor Molina is ranked in the top 2% of Economists in Spain (IDEAS-RePEc) and in the top 5% of Economists in the world (IDEAS-RePEc).

   
 

Vicedirector: Lourdes Torres Pradas

Lourdes Torres is Full Professor from 2006 of Public Sector Accounting at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). She was a visiting researcher at the University of Kent, Canterbury (UK) and the Coordinator of the Doctoral Program on Accounting and Finance of the University of Zaragoza, with Mention of Quality from 2005 to 2018. She has published in some of the best accounting and public administration ISI journals.

She has coordinated several Spanish Central Government I+D+i projects and she has been the Spanish coordinator of a research project of the European Science Foundation and other of the EU Research Program Framework H2020. She has carried out transference of knowledge to the IFAC, the IASB, the IGAE, some Regional Audit Offices (Cámara de Comptos de Navarra, Tribunal Vasco de Cuentas Públicas, Sindicatura de Comptes de Cataluña) and other institutions such as the Tribunal de Cuentas and the Zaragoza Council.

   
 

Vicedirector: Ángel L. de Val Tena

Ángel Luis de Val Tena is Full Professor of  Labour and Social Security Law (University of Zaragoza, Spain) and he is currently the Director of Research Staff and Agreements at the University of Zaragoza.

He is Principal Investigator of the research project «The new dimensions of working time and the role of collective bargaining», financed by the Ministry of Science and Innovation, and member of the reference research group «Labour Law».

He has carried out research stays in Spanish and foreign universities (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid, Università di Bari, Università Roma Tre and Università di Palermo) and has also been a Visiting Professor at the same Italian universities.

He has extensive research experience in all thematic areas of labour and social security law, including the following lines of research: employment contracts, special employment relationships, subcontracting works and services, termination of employment relationships, social security benefits, pension schemes, collective bargaining and occupational risk prevention.

He has acted as an arbitrator in disputes arising in trade union elections.

   
 

Academic Secretary: Carmen Elboj Saso

Carmen Elboj is a Full Professor of sociology at the University of Zaragoza. She coordinates one of the research lines of the EDUCAVIVA Group of the University of Zaragoza, a consolidated group by the Government of Aragon since 2008. In addition, she is editor of the International Journal of Sociology of Education (RISE) of the Hipatia Press publishing house, indexed in the WOS and SCOPUS.

She has experience in international research coordinating projects at European level and she has also participated in different projects of the National R + D + i Plan. She has published in journals such as the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Qualitative Inquiry, Journal of School Violence, Sustainability, European Journal of Social Work or Adult Education Quarterly. Her research activity has been complemented by stays at Harvard University (USA) in 2004, at the University of Edinburgh (2013) and at the GMIT Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (Ireland) in 2017. Her main lines of research are framed in overcoming social inequalities through education, gender, coexistence and cyberbullying and education throughout life. 

She is currently deputy director of the Department of Psychology and Sociology at the University of Zaragoza. 

   
 

AREA DIRECTORS

 
LINE 1: EMPLOYMENT AND DEMOGRAPHY

Coordinator: José Alberto Molina Chueca

José Alberto Molina is Full Professor of Economics (University of Zaragoza, Spain) since 2012. He is Research Fellow in IZA (Institute of Labour Economics, Germany) and in GLO (Global Labor Organization, The Netherlands). He has been Visiting Fellow at Warwick University (UK), at the University of Rhode Island (USA) and at the Boston College (USA). 

Professor Molina is international reviewer of JCR journals, of research projects and grants, and of doctoral theses. He is currently Associate Editor of a number of JCR journals. The main research area of Professor Molina is microeconomics and, particularly, population economics, labour economics and well-being, with recent interest in inter-generational transfers and mobility. 

José Alberto Molina has been the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Studies of the University of the University of Zaragoza during a decade (2005-2015), and the President of the Spanish Association of Deans of Economic and Business Studies (2009-2011). Professor Molina is ranked in the top 2% of Economists in Spain (IDEAS-RePEc) and in the top 5% of Economists in the world (IDEAS-RePEc).

   
 
LINE 2: EDUCATION AND HEALTH

Coordinator: Carmen Elboj Saso

Carmen Elboj is a Full Professor of sociology at the University of Zaragoza. She coordinates one of the research lines of the EDUCAVIVA Group of the University of Zaragoza, a consolidated group by the Government of Aragon since 2008. In addition, she is editor of the International Journal of Sociology of Education (RISE) of the Hipatia Press publishing house, indexed in the WOS and SCOPUS.

She has experience in international research coordinating projects at European level and she has also participated in different projects of the National R + D + i Plan. She has published in journals such as the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Qualitative Inquiry, Journal of School Violence, Sustainability, European Journal of Social Work or Adult Education Quarterly. Her research activity has been complemented by stays at Harvard University (USA) in 2004, at the University of Edinburgh (2013) and at the GMIT Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (Ireland) in 2017. Her main lines of research are framed in overcoming social inequalities through education, gender, coexistence and cyberbullying and education throughout life. 

She is currently deputy director of the Department of Psychology and Sociology at the University of Zaragoza.  

 
LINE 3: INNOVATION AND DIGITAL SOCIETY

Coordinator: Carlos Flavián Blanco

Carlos Flavián is Professor of marketing at the University of Zaragoza, head of the METODO reference group and a specialist in consumer behavior towards new technologies. 

He is Editor-in-Chief of Spanish Journal of Marketing-ESIC, associate editor of Service Industries Journal, member of numerous scientific committees and guest editor of several special issues.

Stanford University highlighted his profile as one of the 2% of the most influential researchers in the international arena. He is the top-cited researcher in his field in Spain. At the University of Zaragoza, he is ranked in the top 10 most cited researchers and the first in Social Sciences.

He was president of the Spanish Association of Marketing Researchers, President of the Commission of Economics and Business in the Andalusian Knowledge Agency and collaborates with several national and international review agencies (EU, Belgium, Denmark, UK, Poland, Kazajastan...). 

   
 
LINE 4: SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSABILITY

Coordinator: Concepción Garcés Ayerbe

Concepción Garcés-Ayerbe is Professor of Business Administration at the University of Zaragoza, and principal researcher of the CREVALOR Research Group, a group of 37 researchers recognised by the regional Government of Aragón (Spain).

She has been the director of the Family Business Chair at the University of Zaragoza since 2010. She has published articles in journals of recognized academic prestige, such as Management Decision, Ecological Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Cleaner Production, Environment and Planning A, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management and Organisation & Environment, among others. Her research interests include strategic management, especially in the context of environmental management and Corporate Social Responsibility. Her h-index in the Wef of Science is 14 (date: 06-05-2021).

   
   
LINE 5: GLOBALIZATION 

Coordinator: Rosa Lorés Sanz

Rosa Lorés is a senior lecturer (PhD) in the Department of English and German Studies at the Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain). Her research has mainly focused on the exploration of discursive, metadiscursive and pragmatic aspects in written academic genres from the standpoint of intercultural rhetoric and the use of English as a Lingua Franca. Her present research interests revolve around the study of digital discourse and digital practices within scientific and research communities. She has published her research outcomes in high impact international journals such as English for Specific Purposes, Text and Talk, Languages in Contrast, Journal of English as a Lingua Franca and Discourse, Context & Media, among others. She has also co-edited several books on academic discourse and pragmatics applied to translation. She coordinates the research group CIRES (Intercultural communication and societal challenges), financed by the Government of Aragon, and is the principal investigator of the research team InterGedi (http://intergedi.unizar.es/)