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2001 PhD    Michigan State University
1994 MA      Arizona State University
1991 BA       SUNY/The College at New Paltz

Professor Paulino teaches a wide-ranging number of writing intensive interdisciplinary courses. His research interests include: race; genocide; borders; nation-building; Latin America and the Caribbean; the African Diaspora; and New York State history. His research has been supported by the Fulbright Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the PSC-CUNY Research Foundation, and the New York State Archives.
Scholarly Work
“Border Constructions, Mass Murder, and Nation-Building in the Dominican Republic,
1930-1961 (Manuscript under review at LSU Press).
Scholarly Articles
"Anti-Haitianism, Historical Memory, and the Potential for Genocidal Violence in the Dominican Republic," in Genocide Studies and Prevention, An International Journal (Vol. 1 No.3 Winter 2006).
“Erasing the Kreyol from the Margins of the Dominican Republic: The Pre- and Post- Nationalization Project of the Border, 1930-1945” Wadabagei: A Journal of the Caribbean and Its Diaspora Vol. 8, No.2 (Spring/Summer 2005): 39-75.
"Forgotten Atrocities: The 1937 Genocidal Haitian Massacre in the Dominican Republic," in Genocide: Essays Towards Understanding, Early-Warning, and Prevention. Edited by Roger W. Smith (Williamsburg,VA: Association of Genocide Scholars and The College of William and Mary, 1999): 79-99.
Newspaper and Magazine Articles
“Birth of an Archives,” regarding the emergence of the Dominican community in New York City (New York Archives, winter 2004): 5-7.
Edited Volumes
“Discovering the 1937 Haitian Massacre," in Evoking Genocide: Scholars and Activists Describe the Works That Shaped Their Lives. Adam Jones, ed. (In Progress).
“The Evolution of Black Identity in the Dominican Republic,” in Routes of Passage: Rethinking
the African Diaspora, ed. Ruth Simms Hamilton ed. Michigan State University Press, Vol. 1 No.2 (2007): 13-44.
Book Reviews
Review of Communities of Memory: On Witness, Identity, and Justice, By William James Booth (New York: Cornell University Press, 2006). In the Journal of Genocide Research 2007 (Forthcoming).
Review of Victims of the Chilean Miracle: Workers and Neo-liberalism in the Pinochet Era, 1973-2002. Edited by Peter Winn, (Duke University Press, 2004), in Labor History Vol. 46, No.3, (August 2005): 393-395.
“National Politics and Ethnic Identity in the Dominican Republic,” Review article of four books in the New West Indian Guide Vol. 76 No. 1 & 2 (2002): 105-113.