Visiting Fellows

The Center receives applications for visiting positions extending from periods of a few weeks up to a full academic year. When they are in residence with us at FGV they conduct their own research activities and will normally give a paper or a seminar that summarizes major findings.

Applications for the position should be forwarded to in the format of reasoning, containing a research project and a curriculum.  They will be evaluated by the Coordination Council of CPDOC. In most cases, the fellowships are not paid.


See below a list of current and past visiting fellows at the Center:

Alexandre Moreli – By the time, he was obtaining his PhD degree from the Institut Pierre Renouvin from the Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne. Visiting fellow from October 26th until November 8th 2009.

Andrew Hurrell – Montague Burton Professor of International Relations at Oxford University and Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. Visiting fellow from April to July 2009.

Carlo Patti – By the time, he was obtaining his PhD degree in International Relations History from the University of Florence. Visiting fellow from June to July 2009, September 2010, July 2011 and July 2012.

Carmen Fonseca – By the time, she was obtaining her PhD degree at the Portuguese Institute of International Relations, where she was also a researcher. Visiting fellow from March 25th until May 1st 2012.

David Fowkes - By the time, he was PhD candidate of African Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), John Hopkins University. Visiting Fellow from October 1st 2010 to November 22nd 2010.

David Karp - David Karp joined the University of Sussex as a Lecturer in International Relation in August 2013. Prior to this, he was a Lecturer in Politics at the University of Glasgow; and a Teaching Fellow in International Relations at SOAS, University of London. Fellow from March through June 2014.

Diogo Monteiro Dario - By the time, he was a Master in International Relations from PUC-Rio. Diogo was obtaining his PhD degree from the St. Andrews University. Visiting fellow from January until August 2011.

Eliza Gheorghe – Former postdoctoral researcher fellow, Gheoghe’s research focuses on managing the Atom. Doctorate from Oxford University. Fellow from June through August, 2017.

Francesco Giumelli – Professor of International Relations and European Studies from the Metropolitan University in Prague, Czech Republic. Visiting fellow from July 1st until August 20th 2012.

Lami Kim - Research fellow at the Nuclear Safeguards program at the Stimson Center and a PhD Candidate at the Fletcher School. She holds a Masters in International Affairs from the Fletcher School, Tufts University and a Master's Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University. Fellow from September through October 2017.

James Cameron - Chauncey Postdoctoral Fellow in International Security Studies, from Yale University. Fellow from June 16th through August 5th 2015.

J. Luis Rodríguez – Doctorate in Political Science at Political Science Department. His research project “How non-great powers operate in the liberal international order" focuses on Latin America Studies (Johns Hopkins University). Researcher fellow from June through August 2017.

Joshua Baker - Doctorate candidate in the Political Science and International Studies department at the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation & Security at the University of Birmingham. Fellow from May through June 2016.

Julia Sweig – Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow and Director of Latin American Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Visiting fellow in June 2009.

Leslie Bethell - Emeritus Professor of Latin American History at University of London, Emeritus Fellow from St Antony's College, Oxford, Honorary Research Fellow at the History Department from the University College London and from the Institute for the Study of the Americas from the University of London and Senior Scholar do Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. Partner of the Brazilian Academy of Letters (chair 16). Visiting fellow from 2008 until 2011.

Luca Lentini – Associate researcher at King’s College LondonProject: "The Evolution of the Brazilian Nuclear Security Regulatory Architecture". Fellow from May through July, 2017.

Marcos Tourinho PhD from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva, where he is also a Research Associate. Tourinho's projects are “Global Contestation on Cybersecurity” and “Impacts and Effectiveness of UN Sanctions”. Fellow from February through May, 2016.

Maximilian Hoell - Doctorate candidate in International Relations at the Institute of the Americas, University College London. Fellow through June 1st through the 30th of the same month, 2016. 

Merve Çalımlı - Doctorate candidate in Political Science at the Istanbul Bilgi University and in Global and International Affairs at the University of Bologna. Fellow from February 22nd through March 11th, 2016.

Michael Bauer – Coordinator of the Program on Middle East Studies from the Center for Applied Policy Research (CAP), in Berlin. Visiting fellow from April 25th to May 9th 2012.

Michal Onderco - Assistant Professor in International Relations at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Fellow from May through June 2016.

Miguel Serra Coelho - Doctorate candidate and researcher at the European University Institute, in the History and Civilization Department (Florence, Italy). His Doctorate research is titled "Portugal and the Crises of Estado da Índia between Lisboa, Rio de Janeiro and Washington (1954-1961): the Transnational Destiny of an Empire". Fellow from October 13th through November 23rd, 2015.

Oliver Read - Editor and communications manager at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. Fellow from January 15th through February 1st.

Omar Serrano - Senior researcher and lecturer at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland. PhD in Political Science, University College London. Fellow in August 2014.

Paolo de Renzio – Senior Research Fellow at International Budget Partnership (IBP), Washington and Associate Research at the Global Economic Governance Programme at  Oxford University and from the Overseas Development Institute in London. PhD in International Relations from the Oxford University. Visiting Fellow from November 2011 until February 2012 and from July to December 2012.

Rebecca Herman – By the time, she was obtaining her PhD degree from the History Department in the California University, in Berkeley. Visiting fellow in October 2012.

Robert Helbig – Doctorate candidate at the University of the German Federal Armed Forces (Munich, Germany). Research focused on NATO’s global relations. Fellow from Marcho through April, 2017.

Rodrigo Mallea -  PhD candidate at Tocuato Di Tella University. Project: "Argentine-Brazilian Nuclear Security Agenda after Democratization". Fellow from April through May, 2017.

Rogério de Souza Farias – By the time, he was obtaining his PhD degree in International Relations from the University of Brasília. He is specialist in Public Policy and Government Management from the Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management of Brazil. Visiting fellow from April to June 2009.

Sabrina Villenave – PhD candidate at the University of Manchester, focusing in Global Politics. Fellow from March 23rd through May 23rd, 2016.

Stella Krepp – Doctorate candidate at Cambridge University. Currently, Assistant Professor in Latin American History at the University of Berna. Fellow from January 15th through February 5th 2017.

Stephen Herzog - PhD student in Political Science at Yale University, where he researches nuclear weapons proliferation, arms control, and domestic sources of foreign policy. Fellow from June through August, 2017.

Ryan Alexander Musto - PhD student in history at The George Washington University. He holds master’s degrees in international and world history from Columbia University and The London School of Economics, respectively. Fellow from Semptember through October 2017.

Togzhan Kassenova – Associate member of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Fellow from July 27th through October 9th, 2015.

Thomas Fröhlich – Doctorate candidate at the Brazil Institute in King’s College London on Brazil’s international strategy for etanol. Fellow during June 2016.

Tomas Undurraga –  Professor at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge, UK. Fellow from Septmber 2013 through March 2014.  

Umberto Mignozzetti –  Doctor in Political Science from University of São Paulo, he holds a second doctorate at New York University. Mignozetti’s projects are “"Foundations on International Security", "Game Theory for IR" and "Applied Experiments in Social Sciences". Fellow from May through August, 2016.

Xiaoyu Pu  –  Obtained his PhD at Ohio State University and, by the time, was an assistant researcher at University of Nevada. Project: “Status Shopping of Emerging Powers: Comparison of Brazil and China”.

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