Ph.D in Political Science (2008), University of California, Los Angeles; Master’s in Political Science (2001), Rio de Janeiro University Research Institute (IUPERJ); BSc in Production Engineering (1998), Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ).
Adjunct Professor, Brazilian Public and Business Administration School, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/EBAPE). She was previously a Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Princeton and an Associate Fellow with the Princeton Program in Latin American Studies, run by the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics and the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance. She also worked as an Associate Professor for the Joint Program in Social Policy. Her research has concentrated on topics related to the international and comparative Political Economics, focusing particularly on the political consequences of economic globalization processes in developing countries, neoliberalism, political ideology, inequality and redistribution. She recently completed a book on the "The Politics of Market Discipline in Latin America: Globalization and Democracy", published by Cambridge University Press in 2015, and is now writing another on the International Economy, Blind Retrospection and the Limits of Democratic Accountability. Her work has been published in the Comparative Political Studies journal, the Oxford Handbook of Latin American Political Economics and books printed in Uruguay, Spain and the United States. Before opting for an academic career, she worked as a business consultant at Accenture, a sell-side analyst at Banco Pactual and a fund-raising manager with the Rio de Janeiro State Planning Bureau.
Fields of Interest
- International and Comparative Political Economics
- Political Impacts of Economic Globalization
- International Diffusion Processes
- Political Ideology
- Economic Inequality and Redistribution Policies.