Pilar del Castillo Vera
Political Group: EPP
Phone in Brussels: +32 (0)2 284 59 82
Law degree (Complutense University of Madrid, 1974). Fulbright scholarship (Ohio State University 1981-1982); Masters degree in political science (Ohio State University, 1982). PhD in law (Complutense University of Madrid, 1983). Associate professor of constitutional law (UNED - the Spanish open university, 1986). Professor of political science (1994).
Minister for Education, Culture and Sport (2000-2004).
Member of Parliament for the constituency of Granada (2004).
Executive President of Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (Sociology Research Centre) (1996-2000).
Editor of Nueva Revista de Política, Cultura y Arte (New Review of Politics, Culture and Art) (1995-1996).
Coordinator for the PPE-DE Group in the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.
Chair of the Board of Governors of the European Internet Foundation.
Doctoral thesis award from Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (1984).
Member of various national and international political science and sociology associations.
Author of various books and articles on political parties and political and electoral behaviour.
Miguel José García Jones
Carmen Sánchez Muñoz