Dr. Isidro Maya-Jariego is Associate Professor at the Department of Social Psychology at the University of Seville (Spain). He is also Principal Researcher of the Laboratory of Personal Networks and Communities, which develops action-research projects, combining social network analysis with the psychology of social and community interventions. He has published studies on personal networks typologies, acculturation and psychological adaptation of immigrants, social cohesion in fishing communities and implementation or programs to prevent child labor.
Dr. Maya-Jariego was founder and coordinator of the Master in Psychology of Social and Community Intervention (2010-2013), and coordinator of the Doctorate Program “Social and Community Intervention” (2007-2013), both at the University of Seville. He has directed and participated in research projects funded by the European Commission and by national research agencies in Spain, Colombia, Chile and Mexico, among others. He is editor or the journal REDES, Revista Hispana para el Análisis de Redes Sociales. In addition to Spanish, some of his works have been published in English, French, Hungarian, Arabic and Catalan.