Oriol Barranco is doctor in Sociology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (Paris, France). He is a post-doctoral researcher in the department of Sociology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and member of the Sociological Research Centre on Everyday Life and Work (QUIT) – Institute of Labour Studies (IET). He has conducted several research stays in centres such as the Centre Maurice Halbwachs (ENS, EHESS, CNRS –Paris, France), Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (University of California, Berkeley) or the Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (University of Manchester, UK).
His research interests are focused on the field of Sociology of Labour (labour domination and resistance at workplace, labour process, labour trajectories and social capital and employment), Research Methods (ethnographic approaches, mixed methods and social network analysis) and Social Movements (Trade unionism and Spain’s anti-evictions movement).
He regularly teaches courses on research methods, both qualitative and quantitative, as well as courses on Sociology of Work and Industrial Relations.