Aina Tarabini is doctor in sociology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, senior lecturer in sociology at the same university and member of Globalisation, Education & Social Policies (GEPS). She has participated in numerous competitive research projects about the analysis of the relations between education and poverty and published books and articles in prestigious journals both national and international. Most of them can be consulted in the GEPS website. Likewise, she conducted several research stays in centres such as the Graduate School of Education at Bristol University or the Institute of Education at London University.
Her research lines are the following: 1) to analyse the influence of international and regional organisms (like the European Union or the World Bank) in education; 2) to explore the relations between education, poverty and social exclusion; 3) to study the design, implementation and impacts of education policies.