José Antonio Rodríguez Díaz
Prof. Rodríguez Díaz completed his PhD in sociology at Yale University with Fulbright and Social Science Research Council fellowships. He is a full professor and has been chairman of the Department of Sociology and Director of the Doctoral Program in Sociology, at the University of Barcelona. He has been visiting professor at the Center for European Studies of Harvard University, at Yale University and at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His present research and publications focus on the role of social networks in organizations and societies, future studies, and the social dimensions of happiness. These lines of research converge in the study of the processes of transformation and articulation of Buddhism in modern society. For more information, see his webpage at the University of Barcelona or at academia.edu.