Academic CV

EDUCATION

Ph.D., History, 2017. The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY
Major: Latin American History; Minor: U.S. History
MPhil, History, 2015. The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY
M.A., Latin American Studies, 2012. Columbia University, New York, NY
M.A., Social Anthropology, 2006. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Certificate, Economics for Journalists, 2007. Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B.A., Journalism, 2002. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Escola de Comunicação Social

PUBLICATIONS  

BOOK

Nasci para sonhar e cantar. Dona Ivone Lara: a mulher no samba. Rio de Janeiro, Editora Record: 2009.

 ARTICLES

“Dictatorship Across Borders: The Brazilian Influence on the Overthrow of Salvador Allende,”Revista Estudios de Seguridad y Defensa, Departamento de Investigación de la Academia Nacional de Estudios Políticos y Estratégicos de Chile (ANEPE) September, 2014.

“A dona da voz e a voz da dona: a trajetória de Dona Ivone Lara” in: Velho, Gilberto (org.), Rio de Janeiro: cultura, política e conflito. Jorge Zahar Editor: 2007.

IN SUBMISSION OR FORTHCOMING

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?: The impact of Fidel Castro’s 1971 visit on Brazil and Chile Relations,” Instituto de Historia de Cuba, Havana, Cuba (Forthcoming)

“El Modelo Brasileño: Roberto Campos, Câmara Canto y la política chilena,” Nuevo Mundo Mundos Nuevos, Chile (Forthcoming)

“Ditadura além da fronteira: A Influência Brasileira na Derrubada de Salvador Allende,” Revista História e Cultura, Universidade Estadual Paulista, UNESP (Forthcoming)

PUBLISHED TRANSLATION (English to Portuguese)

Janny Scott, Uma Mulher Singular: a História Desconhecida da Mãe de Barack Obama. Record: 2012. Translation from the original book, A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother. Riverhead Books: 2011. 

MASTER’S THESES

Lessons from the Enemy’s House: Leonel Brizola, Brazilian Exiles in the United States, and the 1964 Military Coup, M.A. Thesis, Columbia University, 2012.

Nasci para sonhar e cantar. Dona Ivone Lara: a mulher no samba (I was born to dream and sing. Dona Ivone Lara: a woman in samba), M.A. Thesis, Museu Nacional/ UFRJ, 2006.

TEACHING POSITIONS

Adjunct Lecturer, Hunter College, Department of History, Spring 2016. History of Latin America 19th to 20th Century (1 section, enrollment 25). History survey course for students in any major field.

Adjunct Lecturer, Hunter College, Department of History, Fall 2015. Early History of Latin America (2 sections, enrollment 25). History survey course for students in any major field.

Adjunct Lecturer, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Department of Ethnic Studies, Spring 2015 and Fall 2014. Peoples and Cultures of Latin America (Enrollment 25-30). History and Anthropology survey course for students in any major field.

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Hunter College, Department of History, Spring 2015 and Spring 2014. United States History: 1865-Present (5 sections, enrollment 25-30). History survey course for students in any major field.

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Hunter College, Department of History, Fall 2014 and Fall 2013. United States History Colonial to Civil War (5 sections, enrollment 25-30). History survey course for students in any major field.

Lecturer, Fundação Getulio Vargas, CPDOC, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, 2007 Journalism and Anthropology research applied to cinema (Taught 2 sections, enrollment 40-45) Survey course for students of the post-graduation course of Documentary Cinema.

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Administrative Director; Center for Latin America, Caribbean & Latino Studies; CUNY – GC; 2014-Present.

Website and Social Media developer; Center for Latin America, Caribbean & Latino Studies; CUNY – GC; 2013-2014.

Student Assistant; Professor Amy Chazkel; CUNY – GC; Fall 2012-Spring 2013.

Journalist; reporter at TV Globo; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2001-2008); anchor, editor-in-chief, and international correspondent; New York, NY (2009-Present).

Journalist; The Economist; consultant for the Latin America Events department; New York, NY; 2011.

Research Assistant; Professor Karina Kushnir, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional; 2002.

Research Assistant; Professor Gilberto Velho; Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro . Museu Nacional; 2001-2002.

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND HONORS

Early Research Initiative Knickerbocker Award for Archival Research in American Studies
Moody Research Grant, Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation, 2015
Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship, Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), 2015
Passed Orals with Distinction, Spring, 2015
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Grant, 2014
Advanced Research Collaborative Fellowship, 2014
The Graduate Center Provost Summer Grant, 2014
Doctoral Student Research Grant (DSRG), 2014
Dissertation Fellowship, Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies, 2013-2014
University Fellowship / Travel Grant, 2013
Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellowship, CUNY – GC, 2012-2017
The Graduate Center Conference Support Fellowship, 2013, 2014, 2015
Lemann Foundation Fellowship, 2011 – 2012

 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

“The Political Situation in Brazil.” Brown University. November, 2015.

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?: The impact of Fidel Castro’s 1971 visit to Santiago, Chile” Simposio Internacional la Revolución Cubana: Génesis y Desarrollo Histórico. Havana, Cuba, October, 2015.

“So Near and Yet So Far: Nationalism and Identity among Brazilian Exiles in Chile.” XXXIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. San Juan, Puerto Rico; May, 2015.

“So Near and Yet So Far: Nationalism and Identity among Brazilian Exiles in Chile.” Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies. Tucson, Arizona; May, 2015.

“Dictatorship across Borders: The Brazilian influence on the overthrow of Salvador Allende” XXXII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. Chicago, Illinois; May, 2014.

“Dictatorship across Borders: Diplomatic Relations Between Brazil and Chile, and the overthrow of Salvador Allende.” Colloque Penser les Droites en Amérique Latine au XXe Siècle. Institut des Hautes Etudes sur l’Amérique Latine, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle; Paris, France; January, 2014.

“El Modelo Brasileño y la Política Chilena.” 
Conference “Política y História de lo Político.”
 Archivo Nacional de Chile; Santiago, Chile; October 2013.

“Dictatorship across Borders: The Brazilian influence on the overthrow of Salvador Allende.” Center for the United States and the Cold War Seminar Series
. New York University; New York, NY; September 19, 2013.

 
SELECTED MEDIA APPEARANCES

Secretos de Golpe; Documentary about the Chilean coup d’état, broadcast by Canal 13, Chile. September, 2013.
Manhattan Connection; TV talk show broadcast by TV Globo, Brazil. Interviewed about immigration. December, 2010.
Altas Horas; TV show broadcast by TV Globo, Brazil. Interviewed about immigration. August, 2010.
CBN; Radio program, Brazil. O Estado de S. Paulo; newspaper, Brazil. A Gazeta; newspaper, Brazil. O Dia; newspaper, Brazil. Istoé; magazine, Brazil. Interviewed about the book Nasci para Sonhar e Cantar. 2009.

LANGUAGES

Portuguese – Native
English – Native level of fluency in speaking, reading, and writing
French – Advanced level of fluency in speaking, and reading, beginner level in writing
Spanish – Advanced level of fluency in speaking, reading, and writing
German – Beginner level of fluency in speaking, reading, and writing

SKILLS

Open Education Resources (OER), Quantitative Methods (SPSS), HTML, Word Press, Microsoft Office

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

The American Historical Association, The Latin American Studies Association and Brazilian Studies Association