Carlos Manuel Valdés is Associate Professor. He previosly served as Assistant Professor at Autonomuos University of Madrid (1993-4) and, since 1998, at Carlos III University of Madrid, where since 2001 served as Visiting Professor. He is currently Associate Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Communication and Documentation.
He has a PhD in Geography and History and is doctor in Geography from teh Autonomuos University of Madrid. He was a fellow of the project “La gran propiedad territorial en la provincia de Madrid” [The big landowners in the province of Madrid] (1986-1988) at the Department of Geography at the Autonomuos University of Madrid, and Graduate Assistant (1989-1992) at the National Institute of Agricultural Research. In October 2004 he conducted a research stay at the University of Tucuman (Argentina).