Ana Ballesteros Pena holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Barcelona (Spain). Her research examined female incarceration in the Spanish Penitentiary System with specific focus on the analysis of prison policies implemented over the past decade. Ana also holds a BA in Political Science and Public Administration (Complutense University of Madrid), an Expert’s Degree in Evaluation of Programs and Politics (Complutense University of Madrid), an MA in Participatory Research for Local Development (Complutense University of Madrid) and an MA in Gender and Equal Opportunities, with specialisation on feminist and gender research (Jaume I University, Castellón).
Her research interests include punishment and social control, gender, prisons and migration control.
punishment and social control, gender, prisons and migration control