Visiting Scholars and Fellows

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Camila Daniel, Fall 2021

Camila Daniel is an activist-researcher in Anthropology from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her research focuses on racial identities, inter-ethnic relations, dance, and immigration in Brazil, Peru, and the US. She has worked as a tenured professor at Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ) since 2010. In 2019, Camila was a visiting researcher at New York University’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) funded by the Fulbright Commission. As a Fulbrighter, Camila conducted a collaborative work about the anti-racism activism of two art collectives from the Bronx and Baltimore. In 2016, Camila was a postdoctoral fellow at Morgan State University, Baltimore. Holding a PhD in Social Sciences from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Camila is the founder of Encontro Brasil-Peru (2012, 2014, and 2019) and Seminário Internacional Latino-Afro Hispânico (SEMILLAH) (2018). She has published and presented papers in journals and conferences in Brazil, the United States, Peru, Colombia, Portugal, Argentina and Chile. Her paper "When I discovered I was índia”: racialization processes in the migratory experiences of Peruvians in Rio Janeiro” was recently published in Virtual Brazilian Anthropology journal. Camila is an associate researcher of Núcleo de Estudos Migratórios (NIEM) and UFRRJ’s Laboratório de Estudos Afrobrasileiros e Indígenas (LEAFRO). She is also part of Aguasalá Danzas Afrolatinas, a transnational feminist dance collective.

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Isabella Cosse, Spring 2022

Isabella Cosse is a historian and researcher at CONICET (National Council of Scientific and Technological Research) and a professor at Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina. She has written several books (including Estigmas de Nacimiento, 2006; Pareja, sexualidad y familia en los años sesenta, 2010; and Mafalda: historia social y política, 2014, also published in English as Mafalda: A Social and Political History of Latin America’s Global Comic, 2019) and other contributions where she looks at childhood and family in relation to social, cultural and political processes. She has been a Fulbright Fellow, has taught in different universities in Argentina and Latin America, and was co-founder of the Network of Latin American Childhood Historians. She is currently working on a book project entitled “Love and Politics during the Cold War,” and, as part of her Tinker Fellowship, she is participating along with Nara Milanich and Valentina Glockner in the project “Children Crossing Borders in Latin America,” under which they promoted the Infancias y Migración Working Group, a transnational and interdisciplinary team.

Pablo Pineau stands in jeans and a dark sweater next to bookshelves overflowing with books and journals.

Pablo Pineau, Spring 2022

Pablo Pineau is a full professor of history of Argentine and Latin American education at University of Buenos Aires. He has vast experience in teacher education and training courses, and postgraduate courses in Argentine and foreign institutions that includes the direction of the doctorate in education at University of Tucuman. He held the presidency of the Argentine Society for the History of Education and was director of the Department of Education Sciences of University of Buenos Aires. He is an author and editor of several publication on history, theory, and politics of education. His main research interests are the relations between educational practices and thought in Latin America and their articulation with political, social, and cultural historical contexts.

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Silvio Luiz de Almeida, Spring 2022

Silvio Luiz de Almeida holds a Ph.D. in Law from the Department of Philosophy and General Theory of Law at the Law School of the University of São Paulo. Master in Politics, Law, and Economics from the Law School of Mackenzie Presbyterian University. Graduated in Law from the Law School of Mackenzie Presbyterian University. Graduated in Philosophy from the Faculty of Philosophy, Literature and Human Sciences of the University of São Paulo. Obtained a postdoctoral degree at the Law School of the University of São Paulo. He was a Mellon Visiting Professor at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at Duke University (USA) in 2020, where he taught the courses "Black Lives Matter US and Brazil" and "Race and Law in Latin America". During his time at Duke University, he was, alongside Professor John D. French, the organizer of the exhibition "Black Lives Matter US-Brazil", the result of the academic works of the discipline of the same name taught. After his period as a visiting professor, he was integrated as a researcher at CLACS-Duke in a research project that analyzes the figure of the "Amicus Curiae" and the participation of civil society in the constitutional cases about affirmative actions in the Brazilian Supreme Court and in the American Supreme Court. His research is based on four aspects: 1) The relationship between Philosophy of Law and Economic Theories; 2) Structural Racism; 3) State and Law in Brazilian Social Thought; 4) Compliance and anti-discrimination practices. Dr. Almeida is a political columnist for the Folha de São Paulo newspaper, the most important newspaper in Brazil. He is also a lawyer and a political activist, and currently is president of the Luiz Gama Institute, an NGO dedicated to the defense of human rights.

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Otaviano Canuto dos Santos Filho, Academic Year 2020-2021

Otaviano Canuto dos Santos Filho is a well-respected researcher, thought leader, and author in economics with experience managing knowledge networks and providing strategic advice to senior management of multilateral institutions and governments. His experience includes fifteen years as vice president, executive director, or senior adviser in multilateral institutions (World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund and Inter-American Development Bank), twenty years as a professor of economics, and a year as vice minister in the Brazilian Ministry of Finance. He is recognized as a results-driven leader of teams dealing with complex policy issues and integrating research results, and is consistently acknowledged for having a deep understanding of economic trends of the global economy, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Edmundo O'Gorman Fellows

Due to restrictions as a result of the pandemic, the O’Gorman program has been cancelled for academic year 2020-2021. We will open a new call early next year for visits during calendar year 2022. Read more about the O’Gorman Fellows.

For a list of past O'Gorman Fellows click here.

Juliana González Jáuregui stands in front a stone wall, wearing a black-and-white-striped sleeveless blouse.

Juliana González Jáuregui, Fall 2021

Juliana González Jáuregui received her BS in international relations in 2007, her M.S. in international relations and negotiations in 2012 (FLACSO and UdeSA, Argentina), and her PhD in social sciences in 2017 (FLACSO, Argentina) with honors. She was a doctoral fellow at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) and has been selected to participate in doctoral training experiences in China, Chile, and the United States. Currently, she is a post-doctoral fellow at CONICET and researcher at FLACSO, where she leads the Chair on China Studies at the Department of International Relations. She heads the Postgraduate Program about China at FLACSO, teaches at the Catholic University of Argentina, and has published several articles about China-Latin America and China-Argentina ties.

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Juan O'Farrell, Fall 2021

Juan O'Farrell is an economist and political scientist working on the comparative political economy of development in Latin America. He holds a PhD in Political Science at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT) (Argentina), a MA in Governance and Development from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex (UK) and an Economics degree at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT). His research agenda is centered in business politics and productive development of natural resource-based industries. He works as a researcher and consultant for government and international organizations. Currently, he coordinates the program on Natural Resources, Innovation and Environment at the Buenos Aires-based think tank Fundar (Fundación para el desarrollo de Argentina). 

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  • Catarina von Wedemeyer - Free University of Berlin, Germany; Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité – Demands for Human Rights in 19th Century Romance Literatures
  • Edgard Antonio Pereira - State University of Campinas, Brazil; Deindustralization in Brazil
  • Faride Mereb - New York based designer, artist , and researcher; The Printing Press in America as an Instrument for Integration
  • Flávio Contrera - Sao Carlos Federal University, Brazil; President’s Legislative Powers and the Use of Unilateral Action in Brazil and United States
  • Isis Saavedra Luna - Metropolitan University of Xochimilco, Mexico; The Changing Concept of Violence in Recent Mexican Films
  • Jaime Caro-Morente - Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain; The Republican-Democratic Political Culture in US labor movement: Industrial Workers of the World
  • Lourdes Arizpe-Schlosser - National Autonomous University of Mexico; Changing Perceptions of Ethnicity and Gender in Mexico
  • Paola Gabriela Siclari Bravo - The New School, US; Infrastructure and Human Development of Low-Income Households in Latin America