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ALBERT MORA CASTRO
PDI Contractat/Da Doctor/A
Knowledge area: SOCIOLOGY
Department: Sociology and Social Anthropology
(9616) 25944
Biography

Albert Mora holds a PhD in Sociology, has one degree in Sociology and another one in Social Work, all of them coursed at the University of Valencia. He has worked in several non-governmental organizations and some public administrations, such as Doctors of the World in the Valencian Community (where he was the coordinator of the Center for Health and Social care for Immigrant People) or the CeiMigra Foundation (where he was head of the Intercultural Citizenship School). He has also worked as practitioner trainer in the field of migration, cultural diversity management, interculturalism, and citizenship participation.

Currently, he teaches sociology, methods and techniques of social research, and cooperation development at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology of the University of Valencia (Spain). He is member of the Human Rights Institute if the University of Valencia and has been researcher at different projects funded by the Spanish Government:

  • Racism and discrimination: human rights under threat. 2020-2023.
  • Diversity and conviviality: human rights as guidelines for action. 2016-2019.
  • Human rights, multicultural societies and conflicts. 2013-2016.
  • Migration, integration and public policies: rights guarantee and its evaluation. 2010-2013.

He has also been in charge of different research projects commissioned by public administrations, among which stand out the following:

  • Socio-legal report on the situation of immigrant people at the Valencian Community. 2016-2017
  • Project on Community Dynamization at the Vallet neighbourhood. Puçol Municipality, 2016-2017.
  • Design of the Coexistence and Integration Plan 2016-2019 of La Vall d´Uixó. La Vall d´Uixó Municipality, 2016.

He has been visiting scholar at the Andean Program of Human Rights (Andean University Simón Bolivar of Ecuador, 2010), the Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (University of Copenhagen, 2017) and the Research Unit on Citizenship and Integration (Aarhus University, 2018).

Its mains research interests are focused on integration policies, intercultural coexistence, racism and discrimination and guarantee of human rights in multicultural societies.

Subjects taught and teaching methods
33508 - Methods and social research techniquesTheoretical-Practical
33515 - General sociologyTheoretical-Practical
42895 - Basic concepts of developmentPractices, Theory
42898 - Methods, techniques and tools for planning and managing local developmentOthers, Practices, Tutoring
42918 - Master's final projectWork end of studies
42920 - Introduction to researchWork end of studies
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