Rector's Delegate for Diversity and Campus Sustainability

Esteban Sánchez Moreno

Delegado del Rector para la Diversidad y el Medio Ambiente


Dr. Moreno earned his PhD in Sociology from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM and is a professor in the Faculty of Social Work (Department of Sociology: Methods and Theory). He has taught on several study programmes at the UCM, including degrees in Social Work, Sociology, Social Anthropology and Occupational Therapy. He currently teaches subjects related to social exclusion at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the Faculty of Social Work. 

His work as a researcher is based on the analysis of contemporary social issues, such as exclusion and social inequalities. His research stream focuses specifically on the impact exclusion has on health and living conditions, while paying special attention to the implications of social change related to social exclusion and wellness. This includes the analysis of socioeconomic, age and ethnic inequalities. He has participated, either as a member of the group or as principal investigator in several competitive research projects and articles in prestigious national and international journals. He is a member of the research group "actores Psicosociales, Voluntariado y Apoyo Social" (Psychosocial Factors, Volunteering and Social Support).

In the field of academic management, he held the position of Assistant Manager of European Higher Education Area from 2007 to 2010, Vice-Dean for International Relations from 2010 to 2011 and Academic Secretary of the Faculty of Social Work from 2011 to 2012.  During this time, he also participated in the implementation of undergraduate and graduate programmes. He is currently part of the Academic Committee for the doctoral programme in Social Work. Between November 2016 and November 2017, he was Head of the Department of Sociology V (Sociological Theory) in the Faculty of Political and Social Science.