Corresponding Member, Mexican Academy of Sciences, 2012.
Fellow, Royal Academy of Canada, 2011.
Adjunct Professor at the Danish School of Education, University of Aarhus, Dennmark, from April 1, 2009-April 1, 2014.
Fulbright Visiting Professor, Universidad Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August-December, 2008.
Evaluator, Academy of Finland: Centre of Excellence Programme, 2007-2008.
Evaluator, Social Science Research Council of Canada, several years.
Evaluator, Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, 2008.
Member of the Advisory Commission for the new Law of Science and Technology, Secretariat of Science and Technology, Fedeeral Government, Argentina, 2002-2003.
Selected for the Canadian Millenium Chair, McGill University (2002) but didn’t accept the position.
Shortlisted, for the Karl Mannheim Chair in Sociology of Education, University of London, but withdrew (August 31, 2000).
Nominated for the Presidency of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES) but withdrew (2000).
Member of the Executive Board of the Conferencia Brasileira de Educação Para Todos, Plano Nacional de Eduçãcao para Todos, [National Conference of Education for All, National Program of Education for All]. Brasilia, August 28-September 2, 1994.
Included in the Dictionary of International Biography. The Biographical Record of Contemporary Achievement. XXIII Edition. Cambridge, England, International Biographical Center, 1994.
Included in Who is Who in the West, 1992 edition, 1994 edition.
Included in Who is Who in American Education, 1994 edition.
Included in Who is Who in America, 48th edition, 1994.
Member, Trustees’ Advisory Council, World College West (Petaluma, California), 1986-1995.
Fulbright Scholar, World College West, 1986.
Nominated and appointed National Researcher in the Area of Social Science in the National System of Researchers (SNI) from the Mexican government in Mexico City for the period of June 1984 to September 1987. This is the highest academic and research award given by the Mexican Government, the Secretariat of Public Education and the National Council of Science and Technology in Mexico. Reappointed for the period 1987-1990, but declined.
Honors Diploma, Licentiate degree in Sociology. Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1974.
Understand, speak, read, and write fluently English and Spanish. Understand, speak, and read Portuguese. Understand Italian.