Miguel Angel Centeno

Miguel Angel Centeno is the Musgrave Professor of Sociology and Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Princeton University. Professor Centeno is also the Director of International Networks Archive/Mapping Globalization at Princeton University and has been a Fulbright Fellow and recipient of a grant from the Guggenheim Foundation. He earned his B.A. in History, M.B.A., and Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale University.

Professor Centeno’s research is expansive, but his primary focus is on how states work, including state capacity in developing countries, and globalization.

Representative Publications

Enriquez, Elaine, and Miguel Angel Centeno. “State Capacity: Utilization, Durability, and the Role of Wealth vs. History.” International and Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Sciences 1.2 (2012): 130-162.

Centeno, Miguel A., and Joseph N. Cohen. “The Arc of Neoliberalism.” Annual Review of Sociology 38 (2012): 317-340.

Centeno, Miguel A., Nina Bandelj, and Frederick F. Wherry. “The Political Economy of Cultural Wealth.” The Cultural Wealth of Nations (2011).

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