Dr José María Peiró graduated (1975) and took his PhD (1977) in Philosophy and Letters at the Universitat de València. He also graduated in Psychology at the Complutense University of Madrid (1976). He was awarded with an honorary degree from the Universidade Metodista de São Paulo (2010), from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (2017) and from the Maastricht University (2019). He is Professor Emeritus at University of Valencia, he was founding Director of the Research Institute of Psychology of Human Resources of Organizational Development and Quality of Working Life (IDOCAL) and President of the International Association of Applied Psychology (2011-2014). He is author of more than 65 books and book chapters and 170 published articles.
Fields of research: transition of youth to the labor market, quality of service, climate and culture in organizations, work teams, psychosocial aspects of ICT, the prevention of psychosocial risks