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Maria Hermínia Tavares de Almeida

Senior Researcher, Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento (CEBRAP)

P.H.D. in Political Science, is senior researcher at Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento (CEBRAP), retired Professor of Political Science and former dean of the Institute of International Relations at the University of São Paulo (2009-2013). Recently published with Gian Luca Gardini, Foreign policy responses to the rise of Brazil – balancing power in emerging states,  Palgrave-McMillan, 2016, and  Os Anos de Ouro _Ensaios sobre a democracia no Brasil  (The Gilded Years – Essays on Democracy in Brazil) Ed. Horizonte, Lisboa,2019. Former president of the Latin American Studies Association- LASA (2010-2012), member of the World Bank Chief Economist´s Council of Eminent Persons (2016-2018). Holds the National Order of Scientific Merit (2006) and received the Academic Excellence Award in Political Science granted by the Social Sciences Graduate Programs Association-ANPOCS, Brazil (2013). Presently member of the D. Paulo Evaristo Arns Commission for Protection of Human Rights – Arns Commission.


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