Lorenzo Cachón Rodríguez
Professor of Sociology at Complutense University in Madrid. He has presided the Spanish Forum for the Social Integration of Immigrants and belongs to the group of European Commission assessors on anti-discrimination issues coordinated by Human European Consultancy and Migration Policy Group. His main areas of research are related to immigration and the labour market, immigration and integration policies, discrimination, anti-discrimination and ethnic conflicts. He has written reports for a number of international organisations such as the European Commission, the International Labour Organisation, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Council of Europe and the European Economic and Social Committee. His most recent books include Inmigración y conflictos en Europa: Aprender para una mejor convivencia (Hacer, 2011) and La “España inmigrante”: marco discriminatorio, mercado de trabajo y políticas de integración (Anthropos, 2009).