Armando Santos Moreira da Cunha

(Last updated in: 02/21/2019 - 1:20pm)

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Educational Background

PhD in Management, Higher Institute for Labor and Business Sciences, Portugal; Master’s in Public Administration, University of Southern California, USA; Bachelor’s in Administration, FGV EBAPE.


Prof Armando Cunha works at FGV EBAPE since 1972 where he has acted as the Coordinator of the Graduate course in Public Administration since 1999; Head and Coordination Committee Member, Tax Studies Program (PEF), FGV/EBAPE.  Contributing Professor, Lato Sensu Graduate courses and Professional Masters in the Judiciary Branch, Rio Law School/FGV.  Member of the FGV Coordination Committee for several projects focused on management model reform of Judiciary Branch organizations in Brazil.  Member of the selection committee for the Professor Jorge Oscar de Mello Flores Prize awarded for the best articles in the Revista de Administração Pública (RAP) journal.  Member of the Editorial Committee of the International Public Management Journal since 2005.  Member of the Editorial Board of the Revista Portuguesa e Brasileira de Gestão.  Member of the General Assembly, Getulio Vargas Foundation.  Professor Emeritus, Politics, Strategy and Senior Management Course for the Brazilian Army.  Member of the Brazilian management sciences Academy since 2002.  Permanent member of the General Assembly of the National Association for Graduate Studies and Research in Administration (ANPAD) since 1979.  Academic Fellow, Center for Transformation and Strategic Initiatives (CSTI), Washington DC.  Contributing Professor, National Administration Institute, Portugal, since 1983. 

Other positions held:

Director, Brazilian Public Administration School, FGV (1992–1999); Coordinator, Bachelor’s in Administration Program (1974–1975); Coordinator, Master’s in Public Administration Program (1976); Deputy Director for Teaching at EBAPE (1976–1979); Head, Research and Publications Department (1990–1992); Director, Revista de Administração Pública (RAP) journal (1999–2002); First President, National Association for Graduate Studies and Research in Administration (ANPAD).  (1977–1978); First President, Administration Area Advisory Commission, University Level Staff Higher Education Coordination Unit, Ministry of Education and Culture (CAPES / MEC) (1979–1980); Administration Area Consultant for the Portuguese language edition of the Dictionary of the Social Sciences in Portuguese (FGV)/UNESCO (1981).  Board Member, International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) (1995–1998); President, Audit Board and Board Member FGV Private Social Security Civil Society (1996–2003); Member, Curator Board, João Goulart Foundation, Rio de Janeiro Public Administration Institute (1998- 1999); Administration Sec and Planning and Control Secretary, LBA/Ministry of Social Security and Social Welfare (1985–1990); Planning Coordinator, Culture Bureau, Ministry of Education and Culture (1981–1985); Audit Board Member, Casa de Rui Barbosa Foundation (1982–1985); Analyst, National Artistic and Historical Heritage Institute (IPHAN) (1979–1993); Financial Analyst, IBM do Brasil (1971–1972); Consultant and Budget Expert, National Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEN) (1968–1972). 

Research Interests

  • Management Planning and Control
  • Planning, Programing and Public Budgeting
  • State Reform and Public Administration Modernization
  • Education in Public Administration
  • Strategic Planning


Professional Master’s In Public Administration (MAP)