Miguel Angel Centeno

Professor of Sociology and International Affairs

Miguel Angel Centeno is Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Princeton University. In 2009-2010, he is serving as Acting Director of the Princeton Program in Latin American Studies. From 2003 to 2007, he served as the founding Director of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. In 2000, he founded the Princeton University Preparatory Program, which provides intensive supplemental training for lower income students in local high schools. From 1997-2004 he also served as Master of Wilson College at Princeton. His latest publications are Global Capitalism(Polity 2010) and Discrimination in an Unequal World (Oxford UP 2010) as well as several forthcoming articles. He is currently working on several book projects including: Paper Leviathans: Liberalism in the Iberian World (Penn State Press),and War and Society (Polity). Through the Mapping Globalization project (http://qed.princeton.edu/index.php/MG), he has worked on improving the quantitative scholarship available on globalization. In 2005 he was elected to the Sociological Research Association as well as the Comparative Historical Section Council of the ASA. In 1997 he was awarded the Presidential Teaching Prize at Princeton University. He has also been awarded the Jefferson Award for Public Service and the Bonner Foundation Award.