Simon Schwartzman is an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Studies in Economic Policy in Rio de Janeiro (Casa das Garças), and is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. He graduated in sociology, political science and public administration from the Federal University in Minas Gerais, Brazil (1961), has a Master’s Degree in Sociology from the Latin American School of Social Sciences (FLACSO) in Santiago, Chile (1963) and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley (1973). He was a professor of sociology and political science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, University Research Institute in Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ), University of São Paulo, and president of the Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics (IBGE).
Main books include Falso Mineiro: Memórias da Política, Educação e Sociedade, Rio de Janeiro, Intrínseca, 2020; Higher Education in Latin America and the challenges of the 21st century: Springer / Editora da Unicamp. (forthcoming); Education in South America. London: Bloomsbury, 2015; Higher Education in the BRICS Countries - Investigating the Pact between Higher Education and Society (com Romulo Pinheiro e Pundy Pilay), Springer, 2015; Brasil: A Nova Agenda Social (com Edmar Bacha). Rio de Janeiro, LTC, 2011; Políticas Educacionais e Coesão Social – Uma Agenda latino-americana (com Cristian Cox), Rio de Janeiro, Elsevier; São Paulo: iFHC, 2009; University and Development in Latin America. Successful Experiences of Research Centers. Global Perspectives on Higher Education volume 14. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2008; Os Desafios da Educação no Brasil (com Colin Brock), Rio de Janeiro, Editora Nova Fronteira, 2005; Bases do Autoritarismo Brasileiro, Editora Unicamp, 5ª edição, 2015; Um Espaço para a Ciência: Formação da Comunidade Científica no Brasil, 4ª edição, Editora da Unicamp, 2015; e The New Production of Knowledge (com Michael Gibbons, Martin Trow, Peter Scott, Helga Nowotny e Camille Limoges, Sage, 1994.
Higher Education in Latin America and the challenges of the 21st century (editor). Springer / Editora da Unicamp, 2020.
Education in South America (editor), Comparative and International Education series, Bloomsbury Academic, 2015 http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/education-in-south-america-9781472592460/
Higher Education In The BRICS Countries: Investigating the pact between higher education and society (co-editor, with Romulo Pinheiro and Pundy Pilay). Springer, 2015, http://www.springer.com/education+%26+language/higher+education/book/978-94-017-9569-2
Additional bibliographical references and full texts are available from https://archive.org/details/simonschwartzman