24 November 2016
Lecturer in the Department of Theoretical and Practical Philosophy
Begoña Román Maestre holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Barcelona, and is currently a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Barcelona.
Between 1996 and 2007 she held the Chair in Ethics at the Ramon Llull University. She is a member of the well-established research group funded by the Government of Catalonia, "Aporia: Contemporary Philosophy, ethics and politics".
Her area of expertise is applied ethics, which she teaches in several masters and postgraduate programs.
She is the Chair of the Catalan Social Services Ethics Committee, and is a member of the Bioethics Committee of Catalonia and of the primary healthcare ethics committee of the Catalan Health Institute, and is a member of the clinical ethics committees at the Hospital Clinic (Barcelona) and at the Hospital San Rafael (Madrid).
Her most important recent publications include:
Román, B: Ética en los servicios sociales [Ethics in the social services], Barcelona, Herder, 2016.
Esteban, F; Román, B: ¿Quo vadis, Universidad? [Quo vadis, University?], Barcelona, UOC, 2016.