Marta Fernández

PhD in International Relations

PhD in International Relations from the Institute of International Relations of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (2011) with a CAPES sandwich scholarship at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland (2010). She holds a master’s degree in International Relations from IRI-PUC-Rio (1996). Adjunct Professor II, 40 hours, exclusive dedication, at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Director of the Institute of International Relations at PUC-Rio (2016-2020). She was coordinator of the Undergraduate Program in International Relations at IRI/PUC-Rio (November 2012 to March 2014). She was the coordinator of the Postgraduate Program at IRI/PUC-Rio (February 2016 to December 2016). Young Scientist of Our State Scholarship from FAPERJ (2017-2018). CNPq Research Productivity Scholarship – Level 2. Brazilian publisher of Palgrave Macmillan’s Global Political Sociology series. Fiscal Counselor at ABRI (Brazilian Association of International Relations). Coordinator of the TEPP Program (Tutoring and Teaching and Research) at the Institute of International Relations at PUC-Rio that researches Africa(s) (2012). Tutor of the PET Program (2013-2016) She taught at Universidade Cândido Mendes, Unilasalle, Universidade Estácio de Sá and Universidade Dom Bosco. Teaching experience in the areas of: Post-colonial Studies, Introduction to International Politics, Theory of International Relations, International Security, International Organizations, Formation of the International System, History of the 20th Century and Contemporary International Relations. She coordinated the International Relations course at the Estácio de Sá-Niterói University (1998-2003). Affiliated to the Brazilian Association of International Relations (ABRI) and the International Studies Association (ISA). Member at-large of IPS (International Political Sociology) in 2017. Researcher of the International Project GlobalGRACE (Global Gender and Cultures of Equality). Her main areas of interest and publications focus on: Theory of International Relations, Post-Colonial and Decolonial Studies, Aesthetics, Race and Gender Relations, South-South Cooperation, Critical Development Perspectives.


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