Member of the research group Inequalities, Gender and Public Policies (UIB). Her research lines are the sociology of culture and the sociology of emotions applied to processes of inequality, stigmatization as well as to the formation of collective identities.
She obtained did a PhD in Social and Political Sciences at the European University Institute, a Msc in Sociology at the London School of Economics and a BA in History at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She participated in the Marie-Curie program in-depth training in social research methods at the Institut de Recherche sur le Sociétés Contemporaines (currently named Centre Maurice Halbwachs, CNRS).
In the past she has worked at the Institute of Public Goods and Policies (CSIC) analysing the role of values in attitudes to the Welfare State. She has also worked in the diagnosis and evaluation of various projects of labour market participation and social inclusion under the Program Equal funded by the European Commission.
Some of her most recent publications are: Calzada, I., Gómez Garrido, M., Moreno-Luis y Moreno-Fuentes, F.-J. 2014. 'It is not Only About Equality. A Study of the Other Values that Ground Attitudes to the Welfare State, Journal of Public Opinion Research, Vol. 26, n 2. Gómez Garrido, M. 2013. 'La mirada antropológica de E.P. Thompson', Sociología histórica, 3. Gómez Garrido, M. 2013. 'Hidden Injuries: Class Resentment in Western Democracies', in Fantini, Moruno and Moscoso (eds) On Resentment: Past and Present. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.