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Bernardo Fernandes

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Visiting Scholar
Previous Education: 
Graduate - University of S. Paulo (1988)
Master - University of S. Paulo (1994)
PhD - University of S. Paulo (1999)
Associated University in Brazil: 
São Paulo State University - UNESP

Bernardo Mançano Fernandes
Professor at the Graduate Program in Geography, Presidente Prudente campus, and at the Graduate Program in Territorial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, Chairholder at the UNESCO Chair in Territorial Development and Education for the Countryside in the Public Policy and International Relations Institute (IPPRI), São Paulo, campus of the Universidade Estadual Paulista – UNESP (São Paulo State University). Senior researcher and Referee, National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq); Coordination of Improvement of Personnel of Superior Level (CAPES); Assistance Foundation of the State of São Paulo (FAPESP). Has experience in Human Geography and Education, focusing on Agrarian Geography and Education for the Countryside, acting on the following subjects: Landless Movement (MST); Agrarian question, Struggle for land, Agrarian reform; Public Polices for Education; Territorial Development and Theory of territory. Fernandes has more than 200 publications including 21 books, 89 book chapters, and 113 articles.
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