Ignacio Calderón-AlmendrosWebsite: http://www.ignaciocalderon.uma.es/
Ph.D in Pedagogy, Assistant Professor at the Department of Theory and History of Education and Research & Diagnosis Methods in Education at the University of Malaga, Spain. He teaches in different Education Degrees and in Master’s in Social Change and Educational Professions (University of Málaga). He is Guess Lecturer in Postgraduate Diploma in Pedagogy of differences (FLACSO - Latinoamerican Faculty of Social Sciences, Argentina). He has collaborated with different universities in Latin America. Member of "Independent Living Forum" in Spain and Member of the Education Scientific Commitee of Iberoamerican Federation of Down Syndrome.
His research interests lie on Inclusive Education, Disability Studies, Disadvantage and Sociocultural processes of Exclusion. He has authored some books in Spanish, one of them obtained two international recognitions: Honorary Mention in 2016 Awards for Qualitative Book in Spanish or Portuguese (by International Association of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois) and 2014 Disability and Human Rights Award (by Spanish Commitee of Representatives of People with Disabilities, Madrid). Research papers published, among others, in "Disability & Society", "Educational Philosophy and Theory", "Revista de Educación", "Cultura & Educación" or "British Journal of Sociology of Education".