He holds a degree in International Relations from Georgetown University (1979), a Master’s in Political Science (Political Science and Sociology) from the Instituto Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro – IUPERJ (1989) and a PhD in Political Science (Political Science and Sociology) from the Instituto Universitário of Research in Rio de Janeiro – IUPERJ (1997). He is currently a professor at the Institute of International Relations (IRI) at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and an adjunct professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. As a public manager, he served as Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Technology, President of the Financier of Studies and Projects – FINEP, Scientific Director of the Carlos Chagas Filho Foundation for Research Support of the State of Rio de Janeiro – FAPERJ, Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Sport and Coordinator of the Executive Group of the 2014 World Cup, as well as Special Advisor to the Minister of Defense. His research activity focuses on themes of Political Economy of International Relations; with emphasis on the Challenges of Innovation and Development in the Age of Knowledge, the Reconfiguration of Power Relations in the Post-Cold War International System and the Transformations in Socialist and Ex-Socialist States.
International Political Economy