Areas of Study
Urban Public Policy, Political Economy of Metropolitan Areas, Suburbanization and Smart Growth, Globalization and the City, Comparative Urban Studies of Brazil
- Global Migration: The Basics. New York: Routledge, 2014 (with Bernadette Hanlon).
- Suburban Crossroads: The Fight for Local Control of Immigration Policy. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012.
- Cities and Suburbs: New Metropolitan Realities in the US. New York: Routledge, 2010 (with John Rennie Short and Bernadette Hanlon).
- Transforming Race and Class in Suburbia: Decline in Metropolitan Baltimore. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
- “A Typology of Urban Immigrant Neighborhoods.” Urban Geography 32: 3 (2011), pp. 383-405 (with John Rennie Short and Bernadette Hanlon).
- “The Spatial Transformation of First-Tier Suburbs, 1970 to 2000: The Case of Metropolitan Baltimore.” Housing Policy Debate 19: 3 (2008), pp. 479-518.
- “The Quest to Confront Suburban Decline: Political Realities and Lessons.” Urban Affairs Review 43: 4 (2008), pp. 553-581.
- “The Political History of a Postwar Suburban Society Revisited.” History Compass 6: 1 (2008), pp. 364-388.
- “Megalopolis 50 Years On: The Transformation of a City Region.” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 31: 2 (2007), pp. 344-367 (with John Rennie Short and Bernadette Hanlon).
- “The New Metropolitan Reality in the US: Rethinking the Traditional Model.” Urban Studies 43: 12 (2006), pp. 2129-2143 (with John Rennie Short and Bernadette Hanlon).
Selected Professional Activities
- U.S. Fulbright Core Scholar to Brazil, 2014.
- Visiting Associate Professor of Political Economy in the Graduate Program in Social Sciences at Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC Minas), Brazil, 2014.
- Member, Finance Committee, Urban Affairs Association, 2013 to 2016.
- Chair, Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award Committee, Urban Affairs Association, 2013.
- Member, Executive Council, Urban Politics Section of American Political Science Association, 2008 to 2010.
- Member, Best Paper Committee, Urban Politics Section of American Political Science Association, 2007.
- Member, Urban Affairs Association; Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning; American Political Science Association; and Brazilian Studies Association.
From 2009-2013, Prof. Vicino was the faculty leader for the Dialogue of Civilizations: Brazil in the 21st Century Program.
Recent Courses Taught
- POLS 7315 Urban Development and Politics
- PPUA 6201 The 21st Century City
- POLS 2345 Urban Policies and Politics
- POLS 2357 Growth and Decline of Cities and Suburbs
- POLS 4937 Government and Politics Learning Abroad: Brazil in the 21st Century