Miguel A. V. Ferreira is Professor of Sociology at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM).

Director of the research group GESODIS (Social Studies Group on Disability, UCM 970607).

Founding partner of the Spanish Association of Sociology of Disability (ASESDIS), and president of said organisation from 2011 to 2015.

Director of the magazine Intersticios.

His academic career began in 2001 as Associate Professor in the Department of Sociological Theory of the UCM. Later on he was a professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Policies of the University of Murcia to finally obtain his position as Head of the Department of Social Change of the UCM.

Research lines: Sociology of Disability, Sociology of Science, Sociological Theory, Economic Sociology.

Principal Investigator of the Spanish group integrated in the European project Quali-TYDES (European Science Foundation) and currently, together with Mario Toboso, -Principal Investigator of the project Ableism: exposing the last prejudice. Its influence on the compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Spain (National R + D + i Plan).

He is the author of numerous publications; books, book chapters and articles in scientific journals and publisher. They can be found at: mferreira.es.