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Independent experts nominated by country party

Carlos Cortez Ruiz

First name
Last name
Cortez Ruiz
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Political Science
and Sociology
UN languages spoken



Job function
Professor and Researcher "C"
Social and Humanities Sciences Division
Telephone number
52 5 724 50 66
Work experience
- Professor (full time) "C", Rural Development at the Social and Humanities Sciences Division (DCHS) Autonomous Metropolitan University - Xochimilco Unit 1991-1996._x000D_
- Professor in Economics and Administration at DCHS, 1982-1985_x000D_
- Professor in courses and seminars given at: Centre d'études comparatives sur le Development Université de Paris 1996. National University of Loja, Ecuador 1992. Seminar on Environment and Development at the University of Guayaquil, Ecuador, 1992_x000D_
- Professor at the Anthropology and History National School 1982-1985_x000D_
- Professor on several subjects in the faculty of the Autonomous National University of Mexico.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B. Sc. in Industrial Engineering, Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), 1974_x000D_
M. Sc. in Social Anthropology, Anthropology and History National School (ENAH)_x000D_
Ph. D. in Social Anthropology (on going), Autonomous National University of Mexico
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Cortez. La construction complexe des strategies sociales au Mexique: entre l'économie at l'écologie. Le defi rural au Mexique (book). De l'Harmatan, Paris, France, 1997._x000D_
2. Cortez. The Information Technology and the Social Priorities. Culture, Technology and Change in the Americas (book). University of South Florida, USA, 1996._x000D_
3. Cortez, C. and Leon A. Population and rural poverty in Mexico. Social Relations Department, UAM, 1997._x000D_
4. Cortez et al. Peasant Producers and Development: The Actual Challenges. The Grain Postharvest system at the Rural Level: Problems and Proposals (book). UNAM, 1995._x000D_
5. Cortez et al. Neoliberalism and Rural Antidevelopment in Mexico. The Mexican Neoliberal Crisis: Reflections and Alternatives (book). De UAM-X, 1995.
Other activities
- Conference participant by invitation at the Autonomous Chapingo University (UACH); Enlace Sur, Nicaragua; Alicia Foundation, Nayarit; Autonomous University of Guerrero; Development Guatemala Institutions, Guatemala; Economics Faculty, Autonomous National University of Mexico; University of Puebla, Zacatecas, Chiapas and Yucatan States, Mexico.
- Educational Award 1995 given by the Autonomous Metropolitan University - Xochimilco Unit, Mexico._x000D_
- Annual Award to Research Area 1993, given to Research Area: Development of Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences; UAM-Xochimilco
Organisation name
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Plantel Xochimilco
Organisation street address
Calzada del Hueso No. 1100_x000D_
Col. Quietud, Delegacion Coyoacan, CP 04960
Organisation city
Organisation country