Cristiano Fonseca Monteiro

Christiano Fonseca Monteiro is a Professor of Sociology at Fluminense Federal University, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He obtained his Doctor’s degree in Sociology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, with a dissertation on the state-market relations and the political dynamics of neoliberal reforms in the air transportation market in Brazil. He has published several articles and book chapters on these topics, including the article “Political dynamics and liberalization in the Brazilian air transport industry: 1990-2002” (Brazilian Political Science Review, 5/1, 2011). He has been the coordinator of the working group on Economic Sociology at the meetings of the Brazilian Society of Sociology since 2009 and he is currently coordinating a project on Economic Development and Sociopolitical action in Southern Rio de Janeiro.