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Sociologist Braulio Munoz Honored for Work of Historical Fiction

Sociologist Braulio Muñoz
Honored for Work of Historical Fiction

by Alisa Giardinelli

War News Radio



Braulio Muñoz, Centennial Professor of Sociology, received an International Latino Book Award this month for his "elegiac and piercing" (Booklist) novel Alejandro and the Fishermen of Tancay (2008).

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.  Other works include The Peruvian Notebooks (2006), a novel, and Tensions in Social Theory: Groundwork for a Future Moral Sociology, Presidential Series on Ethics and Values (1993).