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Columbia University Center for Brazilian Studies Staff

 

Gustavo S. Azenha .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Associate Research Scholar & Director of Graduate Studies (ILAS), Associate Director, Center for Brazilian Studies


 

 

Albert Fishlow .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Professor Emeritus, Department of International Affairs



 

 

Esteban Andrade .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 
Program Manager

 

 

Eliza Kwon-Ahn .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Student Affairs Coordinator, ILAS

 

Hebbe Mattos
Dr. Ruth Cardoso Visiting Chair, ILAS

 

 


Columbia Global Center Rio de Janeiro Staff

 

Thomas J. Trebat 
tt2166@columbia.edu  
Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs; Director of the Center for Global Programs, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

Daniella Diniz  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Program Officer, Columbia Global Centers│Latin America (Rio de Janeiro)

 

 

Fabiano Jacome  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  
Administrative Officer, Columbia Global Centers│Latin America (Rio de Janeiro)

 

 

Molly Mathews Multedo  mmm154@columbia.edu   
Communications and Outreach Officer, Columbia Global Centers│Latin America (Rio de Janeiro)

 

 


 

Affiliated Columbia Faculty

 

Walter Baethgen
Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Earth Institute
Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1987
Climate risk assessment and management in agricultural, health, water resources and disasters sectors

Jose Antonio Castellanos Pazos
Lecturer, Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures
Ph.D. New York University, 2002
Portuguese Immersion: Contemporary Brazilian Portuguese

 

profileAlejandro de Castro Mazarro
Latin Lab Program Coordinator and Adjunct Assistant Professor, GSAPP
AAR, Columbia University, M.Sc., 2009; AAD, Columbia University, GSAPP, 2008
Urban Design and Planning in Informal Areas

 

Cristiane Duarte
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
M.P.H. Columbia University, 2005; Ph.D. Federal University of São Paolo, 2000
Mental health issues of children, Brazil

 

 

Clara Irazábal
Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Ph.D. University of California at Berkley, 2002
Intersections of urban planning, culture and politics in Latin America and Latino U.S., Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico

Upmanu Lall
Professor of Engineering; Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering; Director, Columbia Water Center, Earth Institute
Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Texas, 1981
Earth and Environmental Engineering

 

Silvia S Martins
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health
Ph.D. University of Sao Paulo - USP Brazil, 2003; MD, UFPR- Brazil, 1998
Epidemiology of susbstance use

 

 

Sidney Nakahodo
Lecturer, International and Public Affairs
MIA, SIPA, 2005; B.Eng. Polytechnic School, University of Sao Paulo, 1999
Political, Social, and Economic Development in Brazil

 

Richard Parker
Professor and Chair, Department of Sociomedical Studies, Mailman School of Public Health
Ph.D. Berkeley, 1992
AIDS and HIV policy in Latin America, Brazil

Miguel Angel Pinedo-Vasquez
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs 
Ph.D. Yale, 1995
People in the landscape, Peru and Brazil

 

Rogério M. Pinto
Associate Professor of Social Work
Ph.D. Columbia University, 2003
Clinical practice with immigrants and racial and ethnic minorities, HIV prevention, health-related social interventions, Brazil, Latinos in the U.S.

 

Karl Sauvant
Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
International investment policies, Brazil

 

Fernando Sotelino
Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs
M.Sc. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; M.B.A.-M.A. Stanford University
International banking and finance, banking and capital markets in Brazil

 

Marcos Troyjo
Co-Director, BRICLab; Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
MBA-MA Economics, Stanford University; M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro International banking and finance, banking and capital markets in Brazil

Maria Uriarte
Associate Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Ph.D. Cornell University, 2002
Ecology in Latin America, Brazil and Puerto Rico


 

Visiting Scholars

 

João Paulo Soares Alsina Jr., Ph.D. candidate in History of International Relations, University of Brasilia

Brazil's Defense Policy, History of International Relations, Naval History


Luiz Fernando Sanná Pinto, PhD Candidate, International Political Economy at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

Brazilian investments and exports of strategic goods and services overseas, specially in South America and Africa - infrastructure, energy, project finance, exports credit, economic promotion, investment agreements, foreign policy, South-South cooperation


Túlio Silva Sene, PhD Candidate, UFRJ (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)

International relations, sustainable development, and natural resource use in Latin America.


Marcos Jorge Teixeira Reis, PhD candidate in Economics at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Macroeconomics, Financial Regulation, Latin American Economies and Development Economics


Gabriela RizoProfessor, UFRRJ Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Researcher of Education and Planning Policies in Brazil, mainly in Higher Education, Public Policies and Internationalization.


Maria Tannuri Pianto, Professor, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil 

Education, Public Policy Evaluation, Informal Markets in Brazil


Germano Mendes de Paula, Associate Professor, Federal University of Uberlandia

World and Latin American steel industry, world and Latin American iron ore mining, Latin American manufacturing and Latin American corporate governance. 


Maria Cecilia Oliveira, PHD student and researcher;  Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (Catholic University of Sao Paulo)

International organizations, security, juvenile justice in Latin America, environment conflicts and poststructuralist studies.