Patricia Rangel studied Political Sciences, Sociology and International Relations in several South-American institutions. Between 2014 and 2018, she conducted a post-doc research at the University of Sao Paulo and spent one year at the Freie Universität Berlin a visiting scholar (2017). She holds a Ph.D. in Political Sciences from the University of Brasilia, with a research stay at National University of General Sarmiento (Argentina), a M.A. degree from the University Research Institute of Rio de Janeiro IUPERJ (current IESP-UERJ), and a B.A. degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. She has built a consistent career in Gender Studies and Feminist Studies, that includes academic work, political activism among civil society/ grassroots groups and consultancy for international organizations and political institutions. Within the last years, Patricia also taught Social Sciences and International Relations to under graduation students (Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Pontifical University of Goias) and wrote over 50 publications (among papers, chapters, books and conference presentations). In 2015, she received an award by Latin American Council of Social Sciences CLACSO (Concurso de Ensayos CLACSO-UNGS para investigadores/as de América Latina y el Caribe). Her interests include the following fields: Gender Studies, Legislative Studies, Migration, Political Representation, Compared Politics, and South America.
(Source: Lattes Curriculum)