Dr José María Peiró graduated (1975) and took his PhD (1977) in Philosophy and the Arts 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 Maastrich University (2019). He is Professor Emeritus at University of Valencia and he was President of the International Association of Applied Psychology (2011-2014) and Director of the Research Institute of Psychology of Human Resources of Organizational Development and Quality of Working Life. He is author of more than 50 books and book chapters and 130 published articles.
Fields of research: transition of youth to the labor market, the prevention of psychosocial risks, quality of service, climate and culture in organizations, work teams, psychosocial aspects of ICT