Bernd Reiter, Ph.D.

4202 E. Fowler Ave, CPR 107 Tampa, FL 33620 breiter@usf.edu 813.974.3583

EDUCATION
Feb 2003 Ph.D., Department of Political Science, Graduate Center, City University of New York. Major Field: Comparative Politics; Minor field: International Politics Racism, Democracy, and Civil Society in Brazil. Comparing Nongovernmental Organizations with Neighborhood Associations in the State of Bahia Master of Arts in Sociology, Latin-American Studies, and Anthropology. Department of Philosophy and Social Science, University of Hamburg, Germany. Thesis The Sociology of Racial Inequalities in Brazil Visiting Student (2 Semesters) at the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil (UFBA) Fluent in German, English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French

Dissertation

Sept 1995

1992 - 1993

LANGUAGES

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
A) Research, Administration, and Teaching Since Aug 2011 Associate Professor, Department of Government and International Affairs (GIA) and Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean (ISLAC). Director of the Study Abroad Program to Brazil, University of South Florida, Tampa Assistant Professor, Department of Government and International Affairs (GIA) and Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean (ISLAC). Interim Associate Director, Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean, USF Adjunct Assistant Professor, LaGuardia Community College, Queens, New York Senior Research Associate, Howard Samuels State Management and Policy Center, CUNY Graduate Center, New York Senior Research Associate and postdoctoral fellow, SOCINOVA / Migration Research Institute, New University of Lisbon, Portugal

Since 2006 2005-2011

2009-2010 Mar - Jun 2005 Feb 2004 Jul 2005 Jan 2003 Jan 2004

1999 - 2002 1999 - 2000 Courses Taught

Research Associate, Howard Samuels State Management and Policy Center, CUNY Graduate Center, New York Teaching Fellow and Adjunct Faculty at Brooklyn College, CUNY (2 Semesters) The Political Economy of Developing Nations (graduate) The Politics of Developing Areas (graduate) Race, Ethnicity, and Nation (graduate) The State and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective (graduate) Citizenship and Democracy in Comparative Perspective (graduate) Foundations of Inquiry: Logic and Methodology (graduate) Qualitative Methods, Case Studies, and Field Research (graduate) Democracy and Exclusion in Brazil (graduate) Brazil: The Roots of Inequality (graduate and undergraduate) Politics of Developing Nations (upper undergraduate) Latin America (undergraduate) Introduction to Comparative Politics (undergraduate) Globalization (undergraduate)

B) Long-term Project Management (Brazil) 1995 - 1998 Coordinator for the “Pracatum, Professional School for Street Musicians” - vocational school and the “Tá Rebocado” -urbanization project of a slum neighborhood in Salvador, Brazil. Project management and coordination of participatory planning

1996 - 1997 Consultant to Projeto POMMAR, Prevention for Children in Risk / Partners of the Americas / USAID, Salvador, Brazil. Project management of a community group dedicated to educating at-risk youth (Grupo Cultural Bagunçaço) in order to achieve long-term sustainability C) Short-term Project Consultancies (Brazil) Aug 2006 Consultant to the Rio de Janeiro NGO “Viva Rio.” Project evaluation of violence prevention strategies in Rio de Janeiro slums targeting urban youth

Sept 1999 Assistant to the leading curator France Morin for the project “The Quiet in the Land,” carried out in Salvador, Brazil. On site coordinator for 20 internationally renowned artists to interact with street kids, attended by the NGO “Projeto Axé” Jul 1998 Consultant to the Brazilian Institute for Community Research and Assistance (IBEAC), São Paulo, Brazil. Educator for the Brazilian Ministry of Justice/United Nations Program of Teaching Human Rights in the Amazon, Cruzeiro do Sul, Brazil Consultant to the “Center for Studies in Education and Culture,” (CENPEC, São Paulo), UNICEF, and ITAU-Bank, in Salvador, Brazil. Educator at a national training seminar for Brazilian NGO leaders

Oct 1996

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D) Others (Colombia) 1988 - 1990 “Peace-Service” (in lieu of military service) with the Catholic Don Bosco Congregation in Colombia. Educator of former street kids, “Dormitório Don Bosco,” Ibagué, and of rural youth, Condoto (Chocó)

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS
2010 Lateinamerikainstitut der Freien Universität Berlin, Desigualdades Network, Senior Research Fellowship: “Inequality, Racialized Exclusion, and Citizenship in Brazil” 2010 ISLAC Research Award: “Beyond the Black Atlantic: Democracy, the Law and Racialized Exclusion in the Colombian Pacific” 2008 ISLAC Research Award: “Racialized Exclusion in Panama” 2006 USF New Researcher Award: “Nationalism and Exclusion in France” 2006 USF International Travel Grant Award 2005 Ford Foundation Research Grant: “Education Reform and Racialized Exclusion in Bahia, Brazil” 2003 Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) Competitive Research Grant: “Children of Immigrants: Monitoring their Connection to the Knowledge Society.” 2003 Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal Postdoctoral Fellowship: “Nationalism and Exclusion in Portugal” 2002 Foundation for International Relations and Foreign Dialogue (FRIDE), Spain, Research Grant: “Nationalism and Citizenship in Portugal” 2001 - CUNY University Fellowship - Spencer Foundation Dissertation Scholarship: “The Importance of Organized Civil Society for Advancing Educational Reform in the Northeast of Brazil” 2000 CUNY University Fellowship 2000 Ford and Rockefeller Foundation joint research grant “Democracy Project:” project coordinator (2000) and researcher (2001-2002) 1999 - CUNY Graduate Teaching Fellowship - CUNY University Fellowship

PUBLICATIONS
Books The Dialectics of Citizenship: Exploring Privilege, Exclusion, and Racialization. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, Spring 2013 Afrodescendants, Identity, and the Struggle for Development in the Americas, with Kimberly Eison Simmons (co-editor), East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, Spring 2012 Brazil’s New Racial Politics, with Gladys Mitchell (co-editor), Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, October 2009 The Democratic Challenge. Democratization and De-Democratization in Global Perspective, with Jorge Nef (co-author). New York: Palgrave MacMillan, May 2009 Negotiating Democracy in Brazil: The Politics of Exclusion. Boulder: First Forum Press, October 2008

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Articles

“Racial Formations: Brazil.” Mason, Patrick (ed). Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, 2e. New York: Macmillan Reference, forthcoming 2012 “Framing Non-Whites and Producing Second-Class Citizens in France and Portugal.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, forthcoming 2012 “What’s New in Brazil’s New Social Movements?” Latin American Perspectives, 38(1), January 2011: 153-168 “A Genealogy of Black Organizing in Brazil,” Revista Nera, N. 14, Jul-Dec 2009: 48-62 “Inequality and School Reform in Bahia, Brazil,” International Review of Education, 55(4), July 2009: 345-365 “Civil Society and Democracy: Weimar Reconsidered,” Journal of Civil Society, 5 (1), June 2009: 21-34 “Fighting Exclusion with Culture and Art. Examples from Brazil,” International Social Work, 52(2), March 2009: 146-157 “The Limits of Popular Participation in Salvador, Brazil,” Journal of Developing Societies, 24, 3 (2008): 337–354 with Gladys Mitchell. “Embracing Hip Hop as their Own: Hip Hop and Black Racial Identity in Brazil,” Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, Vol. 27, 2008, 151-165 “The Perils of Empire: Nationhood and Citizenship in Portugal,” Citizenship Studies Vol. 12, No. 4, August 2008, 397–412 “Education Reform, Race, and Politics in Bahia, Brazil,” Revista Ensaio, No. 58, Vol. 16, Jan / Mar 2008,125-148 “Defendendo Privilégio: Os Limites da Participação Popular em Salvador, Bahia,” Antropolitica, n. 22, v. 01, 2007, 199-218 with João Batista de Castro Júnior. “Continuidade e Mudança no Brasil: Os Legados do Bacharelismo,” Revista de Direito Federal, AJUFE, No. 88, Sept. 2007, 81-101 “The Hermeneutic Foundations of Qualitative Research,” Qualitative Methods, Vol. 4, No. 2, Fall 2006, 18-24 “Portugal: National Pride and Imperial Neurosis,” Race &Class, Vol. 47, N. 1, July 2005, 79-91 “The Shortcomings of Democratic School Management in Bahia,” Gestão em Ação, V. 8, N. 2, Mai. / Ago. 2005, 207-221 with Rita Dias. “Reforma Educacional, Exclusão e Racismo na Bahia,” Gestão em Ação, V. 8, N. 1, Jan. / Apr. 2005, 97-116

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“Sociedade Civil, Democratização, e Exclusão Racial no Brasil,” CRH, Cadernos de Recursos Humanos, No. 40, Jan./ Abr. 2004, 117-128 “Pracatum: Escola Profissionalizante de Músicos de Rua,” CRH, Cadernos de Recursos Humanos, Salvador, No. 26/27, Jan./ Dez. 1997, 431-438 Book Chapters “Overcoming Coloniality: The Potential of South-South Dialogue about Citizenship, Participatory Democracy, and Development between Brazil and India,” in: Gangopadhyay, Aparajita (ed). India Brazil Dialogue. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming “Whiteness as Capital: Constructing Inclusion and Defending Privilege,” in: Reiter, Bernd and Gladys Mitchell. Brazil’s New Racial Politics (2009): 19-34 “Art, Culture, and Social Justice: New Strategies of the Bahian Poor,” in: Morin, Franc. The Quiet in the Land and Projeto Axê, Salvador: Editora do Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia (2000):190-203

Book Reviews

Review of Fikes, Kesha. 2009. “Managing African Portugal: The Citizen-Migrant Distinction,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol 33, No. 10 (November 2010): 1835-1836 Review of Wampler, Brian. 2007. “Participatory Budget in Brazil: Contestation, Cooperation and Accountability,” Governance, Vol. 22, Issue 1 (2009): 165-168

ACADEMIC SERVICE
Dissertation and MA thesis advisor and committee member Advisor, mentor, and committee member for over 15 Ph.D., MA, and honors thesis projects USF Committees • College of Arts and Sciences, faculty council member • Chair, MA Exam committee in Comparative Politics, Department of Government and International Affairs • Chair, Fundraising Committee, Department of Government and International Affairs • Member, Advisory Committee, Graphicstudio • Member, Advisory Committee, Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean Journal Reviewer Journal of Latin American Studies; Globalizations; Comparative Politics; Ethnic and Racial Studies NSF Reviewer External Reviewer, Division of Political Science Conference Organizer 2012 Training of Afrodescendant Community Leaders, City of Knowledge, USF, Panama 2010 Re-Examining the Black Atlantic: Afro-Descendants Still at the Bottom?, USF, Tampa 2008 The Pinochet Case and International Jurisdiction, USF, Tampa Conference Panel Chair and Organizer

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LASA 2012 BRASA 2008

“Bridging Activism and Scholarship?, San Francisco “The Politics of Affirmative Action,” New Orleans

MEMBER OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS
Desigualdades Network, Free University Berlin SOCINOVA Migrations Research Institute, Lisbon, Portugal American Political Science Association (APSA) Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Brazilian Studies Associations (BRASA) American Sociological Association (ASA) International Political Science Association (IPSA)

SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES (excerpt)
Oct 2011 India-Brazil Dialogue, Goa, India: Overcoming Coloniality: The Potential of South-South Dialogue about Citizenship, Participatory Democracy, and Development between Brazil and India SEPHIS Conference, Cartagena, Colombia: Equity, Justice, Development: People of African Descent in Latin America in Comparative Perspective. Paper presentation, “Beyond the Black Atlantic: Democracy, the Law, and Racialized Exclusion in the Colombian Pacific” Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Annual Meeting, Toronto. Paper presentation, “Second-Class Citizenship in Brazil ” Leiden University Conference: The language of difference: mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion of migrants 1945-2005. Paper presentation, “Framing Non-Whites and Producing Second-Class Citizens in France and Portugal” (by invitation) Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Annual Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Paper presentation, “Whiteness as Capital. Defending Inclusion and Privilege in Brazil” Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA), Annual Meeting, New Orleans. Paper presentation “Education and The Transference of Privilege in Brazil” Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. Paper presentation, “Defending Privilege. Whiteness and Inclusion in Brazil” Public Lecture UNINOVE University, São Paulo, Brazil, “Multiculturalism in Brazil” Brazilian Association for Research and Postgraduate Studies (ANPOCS), Biannual Meeting, Caxambu, Brazil. Paper Presentation “The Limits of Popular Participation: Cases from Bahia.”

Mar 2011

Oct 2010 Jan 2010

Jun 2009

Mar 2008

Oct 2007

Oct 2006 Oct 2006

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Oct 2006 Oct 2006

ISLAC Lecture Series presentation, “Defending Privilege: The Limits of Public Participation in Brazil” Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA), Annual Meeting, Nashville. Paper Presentation “The Long Legacies of Patronage in Brazil: Cases from Bahia” ISLAC Conference Series organizer, “Immunity, Universal Jurisdiction, and Human Rights: the Global Implications of the Pinochet Case” American Political Science Association (APSA), Annual Meeting, Philadelphia. Paper presentation “When to Stop Interviewing: Applying Insights from Gadamer’s Hermeneutic Circle” Florida Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Miami. Paper presentation “State Power against Social Power in Bahia, Brazil” ISLAC Conference Series discussant, “New Social Movements and Democracy in the Americas” ISLAC Lecture Series presentation, “State Power against Social Power in Bahia, Brazil” Rockefeller Foundation Seminar Participant, “Extending the Boundaries of Democracy,” Bellagio, Italy. Paper presentation “Education Reform and Local Participation: The Impact of Local Associations in Bahia, Brazil” Rockefeller Foundation Seminar Participant, “Democracy and Inclusion of the Disenfranchised in Local Schools and Politics,” Bellagio, Italy State University of New York, USAID/Partners of the Americas training program for Brazilian NGO leaders. Trainee, “Management of Non-Governmental Organizations,” Penedo, Brazil (40 hs) State University of New York, USAID/Partners of the Americas training program for Brazilian NGO leaders. Trainee, “Project Elaboration,” Porto de Galinhas, Brazil (40 hs) State University of New York, USAID/Partners of the Americas training program for Brazilian NGO leaders. Trainee, “Project Impact Evaluation and Indicators,” Porto de Galinhas, Brazil (40 hs)

Sept 2006 Aug 2006

Apr 2006 Mar 2006 Feb 2006 Dec 2002

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Nov 1996

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