Temple University Faculty Research Award: Pablo Vila, Professor Department of Sociology
Pablo Vila's outstanding achievements are shaping important societal issues, and his work is widely praised in the fields of sociology, Latin American studies, history, popular culture and musicology. Vila has also served as a visiting professor in Brazil, Spain, Mexico and Argentina. He has received grants from the Ford Foundation, Inter-American Foundation and the Social Science Research Council, as well as multiple research awards from Temple University.
Prior to joining Temple in 2004, Vila served on the faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Texas at El Paso and the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. He received his PhD in sociology from the University of Texas at Austin, graduated from the Training Program for Young Researchers at the Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad in Buenos Aires, and earned a BA in sociology from Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires.