Liliana Jacott Jiménez​

Coordinator of the Research Area of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice. Professor of the Interfacultative Department of Evolutionary Psychology and Education at UAM, she has a broad research and teaching experience in the field of evolutionary psychology and education.

Desde 2009 forma parte del grupo de investigación “Cambio Educativo para la Justicia Social” (GICE) de la UAM, en donde ha participado en distintos proyectos de investigación competitivos. Actualmente coordina la línea de investigación sobre Desarrollo Humano y Justicia Social dentro de GICE.

Since 2009 she has been part of the research group “Educational Change for Social Justice” (GICE), UAM, where she has participated in different competitive research projects. Currently coordinates the research line on Human Development and Social Justice within GICE.

For more than a decade now, she has participated in a continuous way in competitive national and international research projects, among which it is worth noting: “What education for the city do we need? Proposals derived from a research on the ideas and attitudes of teachers and students about education for the city (SEJ2007-64719 / EDUC), directed by Alejandra Navarro, and the projects “Escuelas para la Justicia Social” (Call for Projects of Scientific Research and Technological Development, R + D + i. Reference: EDU2011-29114) and “Education and Social Justice: A Multidisciplinary View” (UAM. First Call for Multidisciplinary Research Projects. Reference: CEMU-2012-024) by Javier Murillo.

She is currently a researcher in the project “Escuelas in challenging socio-economic contexts: an approach from education to social justice” (Ministry of Economics and Competitiveness. I + D Projects, State Program for the Promotion of Scientific and Technical Research) Reference: EDU2014-56118-P). This latest project, directed by Javier Murillo and Reyes Hernández, is currently being developed by a multidisciplinary team, and among other things, since the GICE Human Development and Social Justice group is conducting a study on the representations they have had. students and teachers of Obligatory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate and Primary Education on social justice.

Within the European context, since 2007 he has been part of the European Science Network Erasmus European Academic Network, participating in different projects with different European universities, including London Metropolitan University, Hanzehogeschool Groningen (Netherlands), Istanbul University (Turkey) , University of Jyväskylä (Finland) and Jönköping University (Sweden). At present, it belongs to Jean Monnet Network Children’s Identity and Citizenship Education. During the years 2013 and 2014 she has collaborated as a national coordinator for the European Competitive Project “SIRIUS: European project on the education of children and young people with a migrant background”, (European Policy Network on the education of children and young people with a migrant background Life Lifelong Learning Program – Call for proposals EAC / 01/2011 – Decision 1357/2008 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council EAC-2012-0688) directed by Miquel Essomba of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Currently, his researcher is addressing the field of human development study and the social justice representations of students and teachers in different countries.