Jean ByrneJean Byrne

GR Creativitat, innovació i transformació urbana
Facultat d'Economia i Empresa
Departament de Teoria Econòmica
Universitat de Barcelona
Avinguda Diagonal, 696. 3a planta
08034 Barcelona
Telf. + 34 93 402 44 87
Fax. + 34 93 402 45 87


Jean Byrne is a sociologist and has recently completed a four year degree course in Sociology and Spanish in Trinity College Dublin. Her concerns span various areas of sociology including issues of race, gender, migration, economy and the labour market. She has been well trained in both qualitative and quantitative research methods and this year she completed her undergraduate thesis on the possibilities of new forms of feminist politics in a postmodern era. She is interested in policy issues and the need for dialogue between academics, governments, NGOs, etc. Over the years she has also assisted Dr. Carmel Duggan, director of WRC Social and Economic Consultants, in various projects related to areas such as public-private partnerships, equality and policy formation.