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I am a scholar dedicated to critical studies in International Relations, Global Political Economy, and Historical Sociology. My teaching and research explore many interdisciplinary dialogues between these three areas, with an empirical emphasis on Latin American, and specifically Brazilian, experiences of colonisation, state-formation, and development.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., University of Sussex


Award Date: 3 May 2018

MA, University of Sussex


Award Date: 3 Sept 2013

BA, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro


Award Date: 31 Dec 2010

BA, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro


Award Date: 31 Dec 2010

External positions

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina


Oxford Brookes University


Universidade Federal da Bahia


University of Kassel


Universidade Federal de Uberlândia



  • JZ International relations
  • F1201 Latin America (General)
  • JL Political institutions (America except United States)

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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