Master of Arts in History, Institute Artigas, Montevideo, 1974.
Researcher Center for Information and Studies, Montevideo, 1976-1985. Fellow University of Notre Dame, Indiana, 1986-1987. Professor political science University Montevideo, 1985-1989.
Director, researcher Peitho. Political Analysis Society, Montevideo, since 1987. Guest scholar Centre d'Etudes et Recherches International, Paris, 1989, Wilson Center for Scholars, Washington, 1991.
Consultant Prealc-Oit, Santiago, Chile, 1986-1987, Chapel IIdh, since 1988, Latin American Political Advisers, since 1991.
Member Inter University Seminar Armed Forces Society, Latin-American Studies Association (board directors since 1989), International Political Science Association, International Sociological Association.
Married Carina Perelli, March 29, 1957 (divorced 1985). Elisa, Eva, Julia.