Julio Cesar Pino is Associate Professor of History at Kent State University, Ohio, specializing in Latin American History and the Third World. He received his Ph.D in History from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a Fulbright Scholar and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. His courses include "Comparative Third World Revolutions.", Afro-Latin America, History of Women in Latin America" and "The Sixties: A Third World View." In 1997 he published "Family and Favela: the Reproduction of Poverty in Rio de Janeiro" (Greenwood Press), dealing with household organization and the feminization of poverty in the Rio shantytowns. He is the author of numerous articles in Latin American Research Review, Journal of Urban History, Latin American Perspectives and other journals. Dr. Pino also has a deep interest in pedagogy, and has published articles in "The History Teacher" and "Perspectives" magazine of the American Historical Association. His current research project is a study of nineteenth-century African Muslim slaves and free persons in Brazil. Dr. Pino is listed in Who's Who in American Education and Who's Who in America. He is a Contributing Editor of Latin American Perspectives. He is also engaged in a study of the historiography of working women in Latin America from pre-colonization to globalization.
Dr. Pino's writings on Third World shantytowns have been published and cited in critical reference works such as Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience (DuBois Center: Harvard University) and The Encyclopedia of Third World Poverty. His books and articles are regularly taught in courses, from women's studies to urban history, at leading universities in the United States, Europe and Latin America.