Speaker: Juan Sebastián Fernández Prados
Juan Sebastián Fernández Prados is Professor of Sociology at the University of Almeria since 1994. He graduated in Philosophy (1989) and in Sociology (1993) at the University of Granada. He holds a Doctor in Sociology by the UNED, with the thesis on "Civil society and social change: the political culture of volunteering" (2001).
Juan Sebastián Fernández Prados is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Seminar. At the first meeting of the Advisory Committee, he was also elected as the Secretary of the Seminar.
He has studied abroad at various institutions, including the Harvard University Graduate School of Education (Cambridge, MA) and the ICPSR of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI), where he has explored different types of analysis using the World Values Survey data. He has been associate director of the Survey Methodology magazine of the International Society of Research Professionals through Survey (SIPIE). In addition to different publications and research projects on methodology in social sciences, he has taught more than a dozen training courses for enumerators.