Dr. Manuel Perló Cohen
Professor Perló holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economis from UNAM and a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of California-Berkeley (UC Berkeley). He belongs to the National System of Researchers (SNI), level I. He was headmaster of the Institute of Social Research at UNAM from 2013 to 2017 and led the University Program of City Studies at UNAM from 2000 to 2009. Currently he teaches in different post graduate programs such as Urbanism and Social and Political Science at UNAM, as well as UC Berkeley, Stanford, Javeriana University and Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco. He is the Author of nine books, 62 chapters, 36 articles in specialized publications and numerous divulgation articles in national print media. Between his lines of research stand out: The History of Urbanization of Mexico City; Sustainable Hydric Development; History of Political Institutions of Mexico City and Disaster Prevention. He also works as a national and international consultant and he participates in broadcasting activities.