Marcelo Boado is PhD in Sociology from the University Research Institute of Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ) of Candido Mendes University of Rio de Janeiro. Since 1985 he has taught at the University of the Republic (Udelar). He is currently Professor and Researcher with complete dedication of the Department of Sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences (FCS). He teaches social structure of Uruguay, dropout, inequality and social mobility. He also teaches methodology (loglineares models) in BA, Master and Doctorate in Sociology. He currently is the Head of the Department of Sociology. He has been coordinating the Doctorate of Sociology from 2010 to 2013; and Master of Sociology from 2003 to 2010. He is a researcher at the National Research System Level II, the National Agency for Innovation and Research.