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Maria Hermínia Brandão Tavares de Almeida


Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento (CEBRAP)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Maria Hermínia Tavares de Almeida is senior researcher at Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento (CEBRAP) , Professor at the University of São Paulo (retired) and senior researcher at the National Council for Research (CNPq). At USP has been dean of the Institute of International Relations. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences (1969) and a Ph.D. in Political Science (1979) from the University of São Paulo and has done post-doctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley (1984). As a political scientist, she conducted research on public policies and Brazilian political institutions, and more recently on public opinion and foreign policy in Brazil. Published the books Economic Crisis and Organized Interests (Edusp), The Golden Years -Essays on democracy in Brazil (Horizontes, 2019), and & Gian Luca Gardini Latin American responses to the rise of Brazil (Palgrave,2016) and around 100 articles in academic journals and books. She has been Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London (1992); Tinker Visiting Professor, Stanford University (1996); Visiting Professor, Latin America Program, Ortega y Gasset Institute (1999, 2000 and 2002); Visiting Professor, Political Science Department, Université de Montréal (2006) and visiting scholar at the Brazil Institute, King’s College, University of London (2012). She has served as a member of the Latin American Studies Association's Executive Committee (2001-2004), of the International Political Science Association's Executive Committee (2006-2009), as President of the Brazilian Political Science Association (2004-2008) and as President of the Latin American Studies Association- LASA (2010-2012). She has been member of the World Bank Chief Economist´s Council of Eminent Persons (2013-2016), She is currently member of the Latin American Program’s Advisory Council at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, of the Academic Council of the European Union–Latin America and the Caribbean Foundation (EU-LAC Foundation) and of the European Institute of International Studies (EIIS)'s Internacional Scientific Committee. She 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). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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