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  • Paula Félix Dos Reis

    Paula Félix Dos Reis

    Paula Félix dos Reis is a professor at the Center of Culture, Language and Applied Technologies of the Federal University of Recôncavo of Bahia. She holds a Master and a PHD degree in Culture and Society from the Federal University of Bahia. Professor Reis has professional and academic experience in cultural policies and arts management, which includes working for institutions such as the Ministry of Culture of Brazil and the Department of Culture of the State of Bahia. Her publications and research interests include cultural policies, sociology of culture and latin american culture.

    Research Interest: Cultural policies; sociology of culture; latin american culture

    Hometown: Salvador - Bahia - Brazil


    Visit: July 17th 2023 - July 16th 2024

  • Andre Klevenhusen

    Andre Klevenhusen


    Andre Klevenhusen is a Brazilian scholar who is completing his Ph.D. in Political Science from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) in Brazil. He earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Government from FGV in 2020. Their thesis was titled “In the Justice We Trust: Why Ideological Citizens Are More Confident in Courts’ Decisions?” and was supervised by Carlos Eduardo Pereira. Additionally, he has also earned a Master’s degree in Social Research and Population Studies from Escola Nacional de Ciências Estatísticas (ENCE) in Brazil in 2013. Their thesis was titled “Mining and Socioeconomic Development”. He has completed his undergraduate studies in Social Sciences at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) in Brazil. He worked as a public servant at the Developing Agency of Rio de Janeiro (AGERIO) from 2014 to 2019 as an Analyst. He taught Sociology and Political Science at Escola Alemã Corcovado (2011 - to date) and at FGV (2021 - to date).

    Research Interest: Corruption, Voter Behavior, Confidence in Courts, Brazilian and South American Politics, Socioeconomic Development

    Hometown: Rio de Janeiro


    Visit: Jul 15, 2023 - Jul 14, 2024



  • Luis Gustavo B. Locatelli

    Luis Gustavo B. Locatelli

    Luis Gustavo B. Locatelli currently works at the Center of Politics and Economics of the Public Sector (CEPESP), Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), São Paulo. He received his B.A. in social sciences and M.A. in political science from the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar). He won the 2014 and 2016 Eduardo Kugelmas Awards from the Brazilian Political Science Association (ABCP). Their research interests are political parties and party systems, comparative politics, party organizations in new democracies, elections, and Latin American politics. Besides politics, he is passionate about opera and classical music.

    Hometown: São Paulo


    Visit: Jul 02, 2022 - Mar 01, 2023