Wilson Picado Umaña

Wilson Picado Umaña

Doutor, UNA Costa Rica
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Wilson Picado Umaña (Heredia, Costa Rica) is a Doctor of History from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. His doctoral thesis is a study on the historicity and comparative development of the Green Revolution in Latin America, written under the direction of Professor Lourenzo Fernández Prieto. He has a Master in Agrarian History from the National University, Heredia, Costa Rica. His research focuses on the study of the Green Revolution in Latin America in the long term, as well as on the historical understanding of the socio-ecological transition processes in the region during the 20th century. He is Professor of the School of History and the Master of Applied History, of the National University (Costa Rica). He is a member of the editorial board of the Revista de Historia Agraria (Spain), Letras Verdes (FLACSO, Ecuador), Escripta (Mexico), Perspectivas Rurales (Costa Rica) and Revista La Agroecologist (Costa Rica). He is editor for Central America of the Online Bibliography of Environmental History of Latin America (Brazil). He is currently President of the Latin American and Caribbean Society for Environmental History (SOLCHA, 2018-2020) and is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Consortium of Environmental History Organizations (ICEHO, 2019-2022). He is a member of the Sociedad de Estudios de Historia Agraria (SEHA, Spain), The Conference on Latin American History (CLAH) and the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). He has been a professor and guest lecturer at universities in Spain, the United States, Colombia and Mexico.

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