Duran, M. Angeles


M. Angeles Duran

She has received the National Award for Sociology and Political Sciences  (2018), the National Award  for Research in Social, Economic and Law Sciences Pascual Madoz (2002) and the Honoris Causa doctorate by the Autonomous University of Madrid,  Valencia University, and Granada University.

A former president of the Spanish Federation of Sociology (FES) and member of the Executive Committee of the International Sociological Association (ISA), she was the founder and director of the Women’s Studies Institute at the Autonomous University of Madrid and the UNESCO Chair “Equality Policies”. She has done research stays at the Institute for Social Research (University of Michigan), Spanish College in Paris, European Institute of Florence, University of Washington (Seattle), University of Cambridge, PUC at Rio de Janeiro, and National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She has been Research Professor at the Council for Research of Spain (CSIC), where she has been director of the Socioeconomic Analysis Department and member of the Departments of Economics and Population.   Currently she teaches postgraduate courses at several entities.

She is a consultor for the United Nations and has cooperated with UNESCO, World Health Organization, International Labour Organization, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations Development Programme, UNFPA and UNWomen.

She has published more than two hundred works about unpaid work, use of time, health, women, inequality and urbanism. Many of her publications can be accessed freely through the Digital CSIC webpage.

Her last published book (2018) is “La riqueza invisible del cuidado. Innovaciones necesarias en el análisis económico y sociológico” (“The invisible wealth of care. Necessary innovations in the economic and sociological analysis”).