José María Rosales, Dr.
University of Málaga
Department of Philosophy
Campus de Teatinos
29071 Málaga (Spain)
Phone: +34 95 213 18 13
Fax: +34 95 213 75 89
Lecturer in moral and political philosophy at the University of Málaga, Spain, where he teaches courses in civil ethics, media ethics, democratic theory, and human rights. Born in 1964, he got his PhD in Philosophy in 1991. A visiting scholar at the Center for European Studies at Stanford University in 1992, and a Fulbright scholar between 1992 and 1993 at Rutgers University (Walt Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy), in 1993 he was awarded the Bicentennial Research Prize in the Social Sciences by the University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain. From 1997 to 2003 he has been one of the vice-chairs of the International Political Science Association Research Committee Political Philosophy.
Dr. José María Rosales has been responsible for the research projects Democracy, nationalism and civil society (Spanish Ministry of Education and Science, 2002-2005) and The rhetorics of democracy (Ministry of Science and Innovation, 2009-2011). Likewise, he has been a member of the coordinating committee of the European Science Foundation network The Politics and History of European Democratisation (PHED, 2002-2005).
Author of the books Patriotismo, nacionalismo y ciudadanía (Bogotá, 1997) and Política cívica: la experiencia de la ciudadanía en la democracia liberal (Madrid, 1998), and coauthor, with J. Rubio and M. Toscano, of Ciudadanía, nacionalismo y derechos humanos (Madrid, 2000). He has edited, with J. Rubio, La democracia de los ciudadanos (Málaga, 1996); with F.R. Dallmayr, Beyond Nationalism? Sovereignty and Citizenship (Lanham-New York, 2001); with J. Rubio and M. Toscano, Retos pendientes en ética y política (Madrid, 2002) and Democracia, ciudadanía y educación (Madrid, 2009); with L. Villar, La inmigración y las oportunidades de la ciudadanía (Bogotá, 2005) and Las razones de la convivencia (Bogotá, 2007); and with K. Palonen and T. Pulkkinen, The Ashgate Research Companion to the Politics of Democratization in Europe: Concepts and Histories (Farnham, 2008).
Dr. Rosales is currently working on a study of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s political rhetoric to be published by Tecnos, Madrid, in 2011, and on a book manuscript titled Los ciudadanos políticos to be published by Horsori, Barcelona, in 2011.