Racism and the long run perpetuation of extreme social inequality in Brazil
Karl Monsma (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul)
Karl Monsma is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, where he is also a permanent professor in the Postgraduate Program in Sociology and a contributing professor of the Postgraduate Program in Rural Development. He has experience in the areas of historical sociology, social theory and research methods, addressing mainly the following topics: immigration, racism, ethnic identities and violence. He holds a bachelor's degree in Sociology - University of California Santa Cruz (1981), a Master's degree in Sociology - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (1985) and a Ph.D. in Sociology - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (1992). He did postdoctoral studies in Sociology at USP (1996) and in Social Anthropology at the National Museum / UFRJ (2004). He has been Professor of Sociology at Northwestern University, USA (1992-1997), Adjunct Professor of Sociology at the Federal University of São Carlos (1997-2005) and Professor of History and Sociology at the Vale do Rio dos Sinos University (Unisinos) (2005-2010). He was also a visiting professor at USP, UFRGS, UFPel, the National University of the Center of the Province of Buenos Aires and the Public University of Cape Verde.