Eugene M. Lang Research Professor and
Professor of Sociology
Professor Muñoz is a noted social theorist and social philosopher with special expertise in contemporary social thought and culture and the sociology and culture of Latin America.
He is the author of The Peruvian Notebooks, a novel, (University of Arizona Press, 2006); Alejandro y los pescadores de Tancay, a novel, (Andrea Lippolis Editore, Messina, 2004); A Storyteller: Vargas Llosa Between Civilization and Barbarism, (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000; paperback, 2000); Tensions in Social Theory: Groundwork for a Future Moral Sociology, Presidential Series on Ethics and Values, (Loyola University Press, 1993); and Sons of the Wind: The Search for Identity in Spanish American Indian Literature (Rutgers University Press, 1982; paperback, 1982); and several other publications.
Professor Muñoz received his B.A. from the University of Rhode Island and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.