Centennial 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 El Misha, a novel (Estruendomudo, Lima, 2014); 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.