Joseph L Love
Joseph Love is professor emeritus of history at the university of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He formerly directed the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies at the university. Previous to that he was director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
- His research interests include Brazilian history and the history of economic ideas in Latin America.
- A.B., Harvard, 1960 (economics)
- M.A., Stanford, 1963 (history)
- Ph.D, Columbia, 1967 (history)
Distinctions / Awards
- Commendation of "Distinction" on dissertation at Columbia University, 1967
- Conference Prize, CLAH (1971) for article, "Political Participation"
- Honorable mention (2d place) for Bolton Prize (1972) for Rio Grande do Sul
- Prize for best paper in Latin American history, Southwest Social Science Assn. (1977), fpr "Against the Tide: Liberal Politics in Sao Paulo, 1930-1937
- Cited on UIUC list of "excellent teachers"
- Grant from UIUC program for Faculty Study in a Second Discipline, fall, 1978, and fall, 1985
- Research Associate, St. Anthony's College, Oxford University, Mar.-Aug., 1982
- Undergraduate Instructional Award, UIUC, Summer 1983
- Mobil Award for outstanding Instructional Project
- Visiting Fellow, Institudo de Estudos Avancados (Inst. for Advanced Study), U. de Sao Paulo, 1989-90
- Arnold O. Beckman Research Award, UIUC, 1993 (with reseach funds)
- Named "Distinguished Brazilian Studies Scholar" by Brazilian Embassy, Washington, D.C., 2002
- Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2004-05, 2008-2009
- Visiting Scholar, University of Leuven (Louvain), April-May 2004 (Leuven-UIUC exchange)
- Foreign Area Fellowship (Ford)
- Visiting Fellow, Instituto Ortega y Gasset, and Visiting Associate, Fundacion Juan March, Madrid, 1995-96
- Listed in Who's Who in America,1995-
- Senior University Scholar, UIUC, 1993 (with research funds)
- Woodrow Wilson Fellowship
- Fulbright-Hays Research Grants (twice)
- SSRC Fellowship (twice), University of Illinois
- NEH Senior Research Fellowship (twice)
- Hewlett Fellowship
- IREX Fellowship
- Guggenheim Fellowship
- Delivered annual UIUC Humanities Lecture, Sept., 2000: “Ideas and Institutions: A View from the Periphery.”
- Named one of 50 scholars since 1913 in College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Gallery of Excellence for “positioning LAS as a leader in Brazilian studies,” 2014.
- Surveys of colonial and national periods of Latin American history; history of Brazil; history of Mexico; slavery and race relations in Latin America; history of Spain and Portugal; social science approaches to Latin American issues; emergence of the Third World; Four Latin American ideas: structuralism, dependency, liberation theology, and pedagogy of the oppressed; modern Cuban history; graduate seminar and problems courses; "Economic Growth, the State, and Ideology in Latin America: 1880-1980" (NEH Seminar for College Teachers, 1984); undergraduate seminars for U. of Illinois students in Mexico City (the Mexican Revolution), June, 1995, Havana, Cuba (Cuba and the United States), June, 2000, and Madrid, Spain (Spanish Civil War), June 2002; graduate courses on economic history of the world since 1945 (2004); recent historiography of Brazil (2006, 2008).