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Professor Estrella Gualda

Curriculum Vitae and Contact Details


Universidad de Huelva.
Facultad de Trabajo Social.
Campus El Carmen
Avda. Tres de Marzo, s/n
21071 Huelva - España
Phone number: + 34 959 21 95 67

Email: estrella@uhu.es
Skype: estrellagualda1
Twitter: @EstrellaGualda

Researcher ID  D-3189-2013
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0220-2135


Professor  Estrella Gualda is accredited  as  a Full  Professor  by  the  Spanish National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation, holds  a  PhD  in Sociology  and  a  Master of Arts in  Political  Science and  Sociology  from  the  Complutense University of Madrid. She is a Professor  of Sociology  at  the  University  of  Huelva (Spain), in the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Public Health where is Director of the Social Studies and Social Intervention  Research Centre. She is also a member of the of Scientific Committee at the Centre for Migration Studies, both at the University of Huelva, and also a member of the Scientific Council at the Research Centre for Spatial and Organisational Dynamics at the University of Algarve (Faro, Portugal). Since 2014  Estrella has been the Vice-President of the Andalusian Sociological Association.

She has been Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economic and Political Science, based at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights; a Visiting  Scholar at Princeton University; at Arizona State University; and at Universität  Augsburg. At the present time, Estrella is a member of the Management Committe (Workgroup: Social Media) in the COST Action: Comparative Analysis of Conspiracy Theories (COMPACT), CA COST Action CA15101 (2016-2020) funded by the European Union Framework Programme Horizon 2020, coordinated by the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (Alemania), and integrated by 33 countries. She has recently got involved in other projects such as DIVERSE: Diversity improvement as a viable enrichment resource for society and economy (Ref. HOME/201213/EIFX/CA/CFP4000004248), funded by the EC Home Affairs.

Throughout her career Professor Gualda has managed  many  projects  and  published  several books,  book  chapters  and scientific  articles  in  the  fields  of  sociology,  social  exclusion,  migrations  and  minorities, cross-border  issues,  social  networks, social capital, and most recently on social media.

Current Interests:

Se has a particular interest in transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to social, political, economic and cultural issues, advances in research methods, techniques and software for social and applied sciences, sociological and other social science theories, human rights, social media, migrations, diversity, interculturality, intercultural mediation, intercultural dialogue, integration, borders, social justice, racism, xenophobia, exclusion, rumour, stereotypes, conspiracies, and connected issues.

Selected publications:

González-Gómez, T. y Gualda, T. (2017): Disclosing the Relational Structure of Institutional Cross-border Cooperation in Two Cross-border Regions in Europe, Journal of Borderlands Studies, DOI: 10.1080/08865655.2017.1399810. Publicado online: 17 Nov 2017.

Gallego, M.; Gualda, E. y Rebollo, C. (2017): “Women and Refugees in Twitter: Rethorics on Abuse, Vulnerability and Violence from a Gender Perspective”. Journal of Mediterranean Knowledge, Vol. 2, 1, 37-58 [ISSN: 2499-930X]. En http://www.mediterraneanknowledge.org/publications/index.php/journal/article/view/65.

Gualda, E. y Rebollo, C. (2017). “Polarización de los discursos sobre refugiados en Twitter: nuevos desafíos para la integración”. En FAMSI (ed.) Migraciones, derechos humanos y servicios públicos locales para la inclusión social, pp. 104-117.

Gualda, E. and Rebollo Díaz, C. (2016): “The refugee crisis on twitter: a diversity of discourses at a European crossroads". Journal of Spatial and Organizational Dynamics. Vol. 4, n. 3, págs. 199-212, (2016). ISSN 2183-1912. En http://rabida.uhu.es/dspace/handle/10272/13624.
Gualda, E. (2016): Spanish General Elections, Microdiscourses Around #20D and Social Mobilisation on Twitter: Reality or Appearance?”. Freire et al., F.C. (eds.): Media and Metamedia Management. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 67 10.1007/978-3-319-46068-0_9 [ISBN: 978

Gualda, E. (2016): Medios de comunicación, medios sociales y análisis de redes sociales. En Iglesias, J.; Trinidad, A. y Soriano, R. (Coord.): La Sociedad desde la Sociología. Una introducción a la Sociología General. Ed. Tecnos, Madrid, pp. 581 5].

Mendoza, R.; Gualda, E. y Spinatsch, M. (Editors) (2016): La mediación intercultural en la atención sanitaria a inmigrantes y minorías étnicas. Modelos, estudios, programas y práctica profesional. Una visión internacional. Ed. Díaz de Santos, Madrid. Forthcoming [ISBN: 978-84-9502-022-2].

Gualda, Estrella; Borrero, Juan D.; Carpio, Jose (2015): “La ‘Spanish Revolution’ en Twitter (2): Redes de hashtags (#) y actores individuales y colectivos respecto a los desahucios en España”. Redes. Revista hispana para el análisis de redes sociales. Vol. 26 (1), pp.1-22. En http://revistes.uab.cat/redes/article/view/v26-n1-gualda-borrerodiaz-carpio (ISSN: 1579-0185).

Gualda, E.; González, J.C.; Jiménez, J.R.; Pérez, H.; Barrera, N.; Iglesias, I. y Rebollo, C. (2015): "SPAIN. Integrating Third Country Nationals in Andalucía (Spain)". The Diversity Value. How to Reinvent the European Approach to Immigration, edited by Laura Zanfrini, McGraw-Hill Education, Maidenhead, UK, pp. 265-276. En http://hdl.handle.net/10272/11140.

García, B. y Gualda, E. (2014): “"Cuidadoras extranjeras ante el fenómeno de la dependencia: diferentes estrategias en el cuidado". Aquichan, vol. 14, nº 4, pp.509-522. En http://aquichan.unisabana.edu.co/index.php/aquichan (eISSN: 2027-5374; ISSN: 1657-5997).

González, T. y Gualda, E. (2014). "Reporting a Bottom-up Political Process: Local Perceptions of Cross-Border Cooperation in the southern Portugal-Spain region". European Journal of Regional Studies. First published on January 29, 2014.  DOI:10.1177/0969776413518781.

Gualda, E. y Ruiz, M. (2014). “The Use of Visual Methods for Diagnosis and Social Intervention Through a Study of Two Towns in Spain and Cameroon”. Portularia. Revista de Trabajo Social, vol. 14, núm. 1, pp.3-14. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5218/prts.2014.0001 (ISSN: 1578-0236).

Gualda, E. & Escriva, A. (2014). “Diversity in return migration and its impact on old age: the expectations and experiences of returnees in Huelva (Spain)”. International Migration, vol. 52, 5, pp. 178-190 (ISSN 0020-7985). DOI:10.1111/J.1468-2435.2011.00728.X (First published online: 24  de febrero de 2012).

Gualda, E.; Fragoso, A. y Lucio-Villegas, E. (2013). “The border, the people and the river: development of the cross-border area between southern Spain and Portugal”. Community Development Journal, 48 (1), 23-39. DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsr064 (ISSN: 1468-2656).

González-Gómez, T. y Gualda, E. (2013): “Cross-Border Networks in Informal and Formal Cooperation in the Border Regions Andalusia–Algarve–Alentejo and South Finland–Estonia”. European Planning Studies. DOI:10.1080/09654313.2013.789487. ISSN: 0965-4313.

Borrero, J.D. y Gualda, E. (2013). “Crawling big data in a new frontier for socioeconomic research: testing with social tagging”. Journal of Spatial and Organizational Dynamics - Discussion Papers, 12, pp.6-28. En http://ideas.repec.org/p/ris/cieodp/2013_007.html. ISSN: 1647-3183.

Gualda, E. (2012): “Migración circular en tiempos de crisis: mujeres de Europa del Este y africanas en la agricultura de Huelva”. Papers. Revista de Sociología (ISSN 0210-2862).

Gualda, E.; Márquez, C. (2012): “The role of transnationalism, personal networks and social networks in the migratory projects of a small Cameroonian community in Huelva”. En Pilch-Ortega, A. y Schröttner, B.:  Transnational Spaces and Regional Localization. München, Waxmann Verlag.

Gualda,  E.  (2011).  “Integration,  Identity  and  Sense  of  Belonging  to  Spanish  Society  among  Youth Immigrants in Huelva”. Migraciones Internacionales, nº 21.  (ISSN: 1665- 8906).


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