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Mr Hector Rios Jara
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Appointment
  • Student
  • IOE - Social Research Institute
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography
I am a PhD student, activist and writer originally from Chile. I hold an MSc in Social Research Method at Bristol University (UK), and a BA in Social Psychology at the University of Santiago (Chile). I am a sponsored student from "Centro de Estudios de Conflicto y Cohesion Social (COES)". I am also a member of the Working Group of Social theory and Latin American reality" from CLASCO. 
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Research Summary
Since 2015 I have been interested in the political economy of neoliberalism. During the last years, I have been working on higher education, exploring how neoliberal policies affect the social cohesion of the higher education systems. Also, I am interested in the process of social transformation and the development of alternatives to neoliberalism, from the perspective of policy and politics. I specialised in qualitative inquiries, policy critical analysis and comparative methods. 
Teaching Summary
I teach as PGTA in the module Power, Conflict and Collective Action: The Sociology of Social Movements 2021/22. The course is led by Dr Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou. 
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