- José Ramón Montero
He has been Visiting Fellow at the Universities of
Harvard, California in Berkeley and Ohio State University, Secretary and Dean of the School of Law at the Universidad of Cádiz, and Deputy Director of the Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas. He has been a member of the Standing Committee for the Social Sciences, European Science Foundation, and is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Social Surveyand of the Academia Europea. He has also been Director of the Economics and Social Science Programme, Comisión Interministerial de Ciencia y Tecnología, chairman of the Departamento de Ciencia Política y Relaciones Internacionales (UAM), and member of the Editorial Committee of the Revista Española de Ciencia Política. He has published extensively on electoral behaviour, political parties, and political culture.
Among his publications are "La CEDA: el catolicismo social y político en la II República" (1977), "El control parlamentario" (1985, with Joaquín G. Morillo); "El régimen electoral" (1996, with Richard Gunther et al.), and "Democracy in Modern Spain" (2004, with R. Gunther and Joan Botella); and has co-edited with Juan J. Linz, "Crisis y cambio: electores y partidos en la España de los años ochenta" (1986); with Ricardo Chueca, "Elecciones autonómicas en Aragón" (1995); with R. Gunther and J. J. Linz, "Political parties: old concepts and new challenges" (2002), and with Mariano Torcal, "Political disaffection in contemporary democracies" (2006).
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