Miguel de Aguilera
He was born in Madrid, September 1956.
Ph.D. in Political Sciences and Sociology. Professor at University of Málaga (Faculty of Communication Sciences), where he holds the Chair on Audiovisual Communication and Advertisement (from 1995). He taught at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1980-1992), where he was Senior Lecturer.
He was General Director (Vice-rector) on Communication and Information, University of Málaga (2004- 2011). He was Dean of the Faculty of Communication Sciences at University of Málaga (1996-2002). International Chair UNESCO on Communications 2006 (Grenoble and Lyon –France- universities)-. Faculty (Visiting Researcher) at the Department of Communications Studies, San José State University (California), 2003.Visiting Professor at Department of Communication, University of Viena (2017). General Secretary of the Research Committee on Communication, Knowledge and Culture of the International Sociological Association (1990-94).
He gave lectures, seminars, courses, collaborate on researches or other kind of activities (including assessing in the institutional level) with many European universities, American (North and Latin), and African. He published more than 80 titles (including books, chapters, monographs, articles) in countries like Spain, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, USA, Cameroun, Burkina Faso, Austria, Belarus, Mexico and Brazil.
His research interest has a key point: the ways of thinking the communications. From a singular epistemological point of view, he looks to the digital culture, the popular culture and the users and consumers (young people, specially), covering different communicational phenomena (videogames, music and, in general, the new media and the media innovation). Concerning the applied communication he is specialized on corporative communications and fashion communications.