Permanent Faculty

Paulo Esteves

Doctorate in Political Science


Professor Paulo Esteves is Associate Professor of the Institute of International Relations of PUC-Rio, holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG, 1993), Master’s degree (1995) and PhD (2003) in Political Science from IUPERJ. Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Copenhagen. Edited the books (in Portuguese)  “International Institutions: Security, Trade, and Integration” in 2004 and “International Relations: Theoretical and Meta-Theoretical debates” in 2010, published by PUC-Minas. Also in 2010, published the book “The Convergence Between Humanitarian Aid and International Security,” by Del Rey/FUNAG. Consultant for the UNDP, State Government of Minas Gerais, CNPq and CAPES. Founding partner and director from 2005 to 2009 of the Brazilian International Relations Association. Elected member of the executive board of the International Studies Association, section on “International Political Sociology” Current research on the convergence among the fields of International Security, humanitarianism and development. Also researches the participation of Brazil and other emerging and peripheral countries in the new architecture of international security.



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