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Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Valencia.

Director of the Institute of Educational Creativity and Innovation and of the Research Group on Critical Theory

President of DiscourseNet – International Association of Discourse Studies.


  • Social critique & critical theory of society
  • Discourse analysis & discourse theory
  • Racism & discrimination
  • ... and sociology of wine and drinking

About me


– Tenured Professor of Sociology

– Teaching in diverse degrees and master programmes at the University of Valencia and in different international intensive learning programmes.

– More than 100 scientific publications.

– Research price “Valencia se solidariza” 2007.

Research stays at other universities

2024 Columbia University (USA)

2021 Universidad de La Rioja (Spain)

2020 University of Freiburg (Germany)

2018 Instituto de Estudios Sociales Avanzados (IESA-CSIC, Cordoba, Spain)

2016 University of Warwick, Coventry (UK). 

2014 Institut für Sozialforschung, Frankfurt (Germany).

2012 Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz (Germany).

2011 Open University, Milton Keynes (UK).

2009 Institut für Sozialforschung, Frankfurt (Germany).

2008  Universidade Federal da Paraíba (Brasil).

2007  University of Manchester (School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, UK).

Education & training

2009: PhD Thesis “Exclusión Discursiva – El imaginario social sobre inmigración y drogas”.

2004-2009 Doctoral Student at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology (University of Valencia).

1998-2004 Degree in Sociology, Politica Sciences and Educational Sciences at the universities:

– Bonn (Germany) 2001-2004.
– Valencia (Spain) 2001.
– Freiburg (Germany) 1998-2001

2010-2012: Master in Social and Political Philosophy (Open University)