Professor Baiocchi received his BA in 1993 from the University of California-Berkeley, his MS in 1996 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2001. He comes to us after four years at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Department of Sociology and the Center for Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies. He has achieved international recognition for his scholarship in comparative political sociology. He has a single authored book at Stanford University Press, an edited book (Zed Press), and a co-authored book (with Eduardo Bonilla-Silva) that is forthcoming (Routledge). He has 10 single-authored and 2 co-authored peer reviewed articles since completing his PhD in 2001.
Here at Brown, Professor Baiocchi will be in a position to work with a large number of graduate students and teach courses; most notably classical and contemporary theory, qualitative methods, comparative political sociology, social inequality, and more specialized courses on race in comparative perspective and global cities.