José Ricardo Martins has a PhD in Sociology (track: State & Citizenship with an emphasis in Public Policy), a Master´s degree in Sociology (track: Institutions & Power with an emphasis in International Relations), both received from the Federal University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil. He has a bachelor’s in Philosophy and in Public Administration, and an MBA from the Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Currently, he is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Siegen, Germany, taking part in the EU Welcoming Spaces project. He has taught, among others, public administration and public policy at the Government School of the Municipal Institute of Public Administration (IMAP) as an invited professor, and Sociology at the Federal University of Paraná, as a substitute professor, both in Curitiba, Brazil.

To follow José’s contributions, join our break-out session (i) Economic, legal, and social factors and practices of inclusion, 10am-12pm (CET).