Estudios de Psicología y Ciencias de la Educación (UOC)


Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

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More about Miriam Arenas:






Assistant Professor · Part-time researcher

Miriam Arenas is PhD in Sociology at the University of Barcelona. She was graduated in Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2004), and has been visiting scholar at the Centre for Disability Studies of the University of Leeds (2010) and at the Observatório da Deficiência e Direitos Humanos (ODDH), Universidade de Lisboa (2015).

As a researcher, she has been exploring the intersection between Feminist Studies and Disability Studies, focusing on the analysis of new social movements within disability politics. She has also experience in diverse research projects about children, youngsters, elders and disabled people and how to increase their role in policy-making, with a particular interest in participatory research methods.

At this moment, she is researcher at the CARENET group (IN3-UOC) and associate lecturer in Education Studies at the University of Barcelona. She has also been collaborating teacher in the Psychology and Education Studies at the Open University of Catalonia.

  • Feminism & Disability
  • Social Movements
  • Participatory Methods


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