Josep Maria Vallès
|Josep Maria Vallès|
Vallès in 2015
|Minister of Justice of the Generalitat de Catalunya|
17 December 2003 – 29 November 2006
|Preceded by||Núria de Gispert|
|Succeeded by||Montserrat Tura|
|Political party||CpC (PSC)|
Josep Maria Vallès i Casadevall (born July 1940 in Barcelona) is a Spanish academic and politician.
Vallès studied law (UB), Political Science (IEP, in Paris) and Business Management (ESADE, Barcelona). He is Emeritus Professor in Political Science and Administration in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where he was Dean of the Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology (1985-1990) and Rector (Vice-Chancellor) (1990-1994). Vallès has been President of the Spanish Association of Political Science and Administration (AECPA) and member of the Executive Board of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). His research interests have been electoral systems and behaviour, local government and public policy. Vallès was elected to the Parliament of Catalonia in 1999 and re-elected in 2003, as Barcelona candidate for Ciutadans pel Canvi (CpC), a civic association. In 2003, he was appointed Minister of Justice in the Catalan Government presided by Pasqual Maragall. Vallès is married and has two sons (Oriol and Màrius).
- "Josep Maria Vallès y Carles Solà, nuevos consejeros de la Generalitat" (in Spanish). noticias.info. 24 December 2003. Retrieved 7 June 2010.
- De la Universidad a la política por la vía del derecho, El Pais, 21 December 2003
Núria de Gispert
As Minister of Justice and Home Affairs
|Minister of Justice of the Generalitat de Catalunya
2003 – 2006
|Party political offices|
|President of CpC
1999 – 2007