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Sociology educator

Víctor Miguel Pérez-Díaz, Spanish sociology educator. Recipient International prize, Jovellanas, 2010.


Pérez-Díaz, Víctor Miguel was born on December 8, 1938 in Madrid. Son of Miguel Pérez-Poyo and Victoria Díaz-Alonso.


Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, Harvard University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, Complutense University, Madrid, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Law, Complutense University, Madrid, 1978.


Fellow Institute Advanced Study, Princeton University, 1976-1977. Research director International Neuroscience Institute Foundation, Madrid, 1977-1980, FIES Foundation, Madrid, 1980-1986. Founding director Center Social Science Juan March Institute, 1987-1992.

Director research center Analistas Socio-Políticos, 1993. Professor sociology Complutense University, Madrid, 1978—2009. Visiting professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1988-1989, University California, LaJolla, 1987-1993, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1992-1993, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1975-1976, Institute national des Sciences & Politiques, Paris, 1994-1995.

Member advisory committee PRISA, Madrid, 1991, Spanish Minister Health, 1996, New School for Social Research, New York, 1999, Hans Spier visiting professor, 1999. Member advisory committee, professor King Juan Carlos Center, New York University, 2000. Member advisory board REPSOL, Madrid, 1993.


Member Commission on Unemployment Spanish Government, Madrid, 1987-1988, Study Group on Social Policy: European Communities Brussels, 1991-1993. Committee member Social Science Research Council, New York, 1983-1989. Member National Committee Rules Ethical Behavior, 1997-2000, Prize Libre Empresa, 2002, Fund Rafael del Pino.

Member Acadmia Europaea, American Academy Arts and Sciences (foreign honorary member).


Married Marina González Olivares, April 2, 1938.

Miguel Pérez-Poyo

Victoria Díaz-Alonso

Marina González Olivares