Members of the Committee

  • André Portela Fernandes de Souza

    Professor at the São Paulo School of Economics of Fundação Getulio Vargas, coordinator of the Center for Applied Microeconomics (C-Micro) and director of the FGV EESP CLEAR Center and the Regional Center for Learning in Evaluation and Results for Brazil and Lusophone Africa of the same institution. Holds a Bachelor of Economics from Bahia Federal University (1989), Master in Economics from the University of São Paulo (1995) and Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University (2001). Was professor at the University of São Paulo, associate adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University and visiting professor at Cornell University. Was editor of the magazine Estudos Econômicos and executive secretary of the Brazilian Society of Econometrics. Has experience in the area of economics, with emphasis on labor economics and social economics, working mainly in the following themes: labor market, social security, inequality, poverty, education, child labor and evaluation of public policies.

  • Cesar Zucco Junior

    Cesar Zucco received his PhD in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2007.  He has been an Associate Professor at the Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (FGV-EBAPE) since July 2013 where his research and teaching focuses on comparative politics and comparative public policy. He was previously an assistant professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and has held visiting appointments at Princeton, Yale, and Oxford.

  • Claudio José Struchiner

    Full Professor at the School of Applied Mathematics (EMAp), Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Graduated in Medicine from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1976), he has a master's degree in Mathematics from the National Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (1980) and a Ph.D. in Population Dynamics of Infectious Diseases - Harvard University (1988). He is a CNPq research productivity scholarship holder, retired full-time researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, and an adjunct professor at the State University of Rio de Janeiro. Among his professional activities, he was also a professor at the Faculty of Medicine at UFRJ, Visiting Professor at the University of Montreal, Canada, and Fulbright Scholar at Yale University, USA. He has experience in the field of Public Health, with an emphasis on Epidemiology, working mainly on the following themes: evaluation of vaccine efficacy, development of epidemiological methods for the study of infectious diseases, and development of quantitative models for describing the dynamics of transmission of infectious agents. Summary of publications: Web of Science Number of Articles 159, Citations 3341, index h-29.

  • Dora Selma Fix Ventura

    Professor in the Department of Experimental Psychology of the Institute of Psychology from 1968 to 2009, and remains a tenured professor (retired), acting as a senior collaborator. Bachelor of Psychology from the School of Philosophy and Letters of the University of São Paulo (1961) and Master and Doctorate in Experimental Psychology from Columbia University, New York, (M.A., 1964; Ph.D., 1968). Obtained habilitation in 1988 and became a full professor in 1990. At the Institute of Psychology of USP, was vice-director and served two terms as chairwoman of the Department of Experimental Psychology. Formerly was vice-president of the Brazilian Society for Scientific Progress (2013-2015) and vice-president of the Brazilian Society of Psychology (2013-2015). Full member of the Brazilian Academy of Science and of TWAS - Academy of Sciences for the Developing World. Received the Grand Cross of the National Order of Scientific Merit, the CAPES 50-Year Medal and Brazil Neurosciences Medal.

  • Eduardo Mello

    Adjunct Professor at Fundação Getulio Vargas and Coordinator of the Graduate Program in International Relations. His research interests include governance, distributive policies, education, corruption, clientelism, and the political economy of the provision of public goods. Eduardo is currently working on a research project on the use of corruption in new democracies. Eduardo has a degree and master's degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and a doctorate from the London School of Economics.

  • Eurico Oliveira Matos Neto

    Ph.D. and Master's degrees in Communication and Contemporary Culture from the Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA). Bachelor's degree in Communication from the Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA). Currently serving as a Professor in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the School of Communication, Media, and Information of the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV ECMI). Additionally, actively engaged as a researcher at the National Institute of Science and Technology in Digital Democracy (INCT.DD). Previously, held the position of visiting researcher at the University of Michigan from 2018 to 2019. Assumes leadership of the research group on Communication, Society, and Digital Media. Conducts research in the areas of digital governance, digital democracy, digital transformation in the public sector, digital methods, online political communication, and hate speech.

  • João Fernando Monteiro Ferreira

    PhD in Cardiology from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of São Paulo, postgraduate in Hospital and Health Systems Administration from CEAHS (Fundação Getúlio Vargas São Paulo). Assistant Physician at Instituto do Coração Hospital das Clínicas, Faculty of Medicine, USP – Assistant to the Board of Clinical Staff, professor of the discipline of cardiology and coordinator of the medical residency program in Cardiology at the Faculty of Medicine of ABC. Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and European Society of Cardiology and member of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Taskforce on Performance Measures. Full member of the National Research Ethics Committee CONEP/CNS/MS (2012-19) and coordinator of the Research Ethics Committee at Hospital São Luiz/Rede D’Or. President of the Society of Cardiology of the State of São Paulo (2020-21) and President of the Administrative Council of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology.

  • Jorge Manoel Teixeira Carneiro

    Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business at FGV São Paulo School of Business Administration (FGV/EAESP). Carneiro is a member of the board of AIB-LAC (Academy of International Business, Latin America & Caribbean chapter) and of the Governance Committee of the Amcham Brazil, and served as chair of the Strategy division of ANPAD (the Brazilian Academy of Management, 2015-2017), member of the board of EIBA (European International Business Academy, 2011-2016), Executive President of EIBA (2015), and member of the Executive Committee of BALAS (Business Association of Latin American Studies, 2009-2014).

  • Julio Cesar de Aguiar
  • Kaizô Iwakami Beltrão

    Ph.D. in Statistics from the Department of Statistics of Princeton University (1981); Master of Applied Mathematics from the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA) (1977); and Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Brazilian Air Force Technology Institute (1974). Consultant to public and private multilateral organizations (IDB, World Bank). He was research assistant and then assistant researcher at IMPA and professor/researcher at ENCE/IBGE. He was coordinator of the Graduate Program of ENCE/IBGE, and later superintendent of ENCE/IBGE for about 10 years and at the same time a member of the board of Directors of IBGE. Kaizô Beltrão was an alternate member of the Federal Council on the Elderly of the Justice Ministry, member of the Actuarial Board of Previc (MPS) and the Advisory Board of “Avalia Educacional”. He is presently associate editor of the Education Policy Analysis Archives.

  • Marcia Saraiva Leon

    Doctor in economics from EPGE, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (2002). Obtained an undergraduate B.S. degree in mathematics from The University of Kansas, Lawrence,  USA (1985) and a master's degree in economics from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (1994). She joined the Central Bank of Brazil in 1994 as an analyst and, since 2001, worked as a researcher in the Department of Studies and Research until 2018, when she retired. Since 2005, she has been part of the complementary staff of professors for the undergraduate course in economics at the Brazilian School of Economics and Finance, FGV EPGE.

  • Márcio Grijó Vilarouca

    Márcio Vilarouca has a degree in Social Sciences (UFSC), with a master's and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University Research Institute of the State of Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ, currently IESP). He was the coordinator of the research sector at CPDOC between 2017 and 2020. Since joining FGV, he has been a professor at the School of Social Sciences at CPDOC, at the Graduate Program in History, Politics and Cultural Property (PPHPBC) and Coordinator of the Applied Research Center - FGV Opinion. Currently, he develops the following research themes: political recruitment, political parties and the social impacts of UPPs in Rio's favelas.

  • Maria Tereza Aina Sadek

    Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of São Paulo. Professor at the Political Science Department at USP and at the Center for the Study of Economic and Social Law (CEDES). She was executive director of the Judicial Research Department at the CNJ, the presidency minister Carmen Lucia. Councilor of CONAR. Member of the Research and Innovation Committee of Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He has studies on Political Theory and on the institutions of the Justice System.

  • Matheus Meott Silvestre

    Ph.D. in Public Law from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). Master's degree in Constitutional Law and Bachelor of Laws from the Federal Fluminense University (UFF). He is a Professor in the undergraduate program and a Guest Professor in the postgraduate lato sensu at the Rio de Janeiro Law School - FGV Law Rio. He conducts research in the areas of social regulation, public law, administrative probity, and integrity programs.

  • Paulo Roberto Arvate

    Graduate and undergraduate professor on São Paulo School of Business Administration (Getulio Vargas Foundation/FGV). Ph.D. Economics, University of São Paulo, Brazil (one year at UCLA, CA) . Short Visits: Visiting Professor at the MSU, USA; Visiting Researcher at Nova de Lisboa, PT; Average articles published 1-4* ABS: 3. Permanent member - Center for Applied Microeconomics (C-Micro/EESP-FGV); Councilor of Finance Institute (I-Fin/EAESP-FGV). Member - Ethical Compliance Committee on Research Involving Human Beings (CEPH/FGV). Honors and Awards: Several times finalist with their Ph.D. students of the best year paper from the Brazilian National Association of Business Schools; The 2005 Best Brazilian Technical Book (The Jabuti Award); The 2018 Best Applied Paper (Getulio Vargas Foundation); The 2019 George Stigler Award/Second Best Applied Paper (INSPER); The 2019 The Leadership Quarterly Best Paper Award; The 2021 nominated for the Charles H. Levine Award - the Best Conference Paper in the Public and Nonprofit Division (Academy of Management).

  • Rafael Goldszmidt

    Assistant Professor at FGV-EBAPE (Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration of the Getulio Vargas Foundation). His research is focused on behavioural change, especially related to health - including ways to foster blood donation and improve eating habits of children and adolescents, as well as behavioural responses to non-pharmaceutical interventions against COVID-19. He has collaborated as a Research Associate of the Oxford Coronavirus Goverment Response Tracker and is a member of the task force about Mental Health and Wellbeing of the The Lancet committee on COVID-19. He is also interested in how social class shapes behaviour. His research has been published in academic outlets such as Nature Human Behaviour, The Lancet Public Health, JAMA Network Open, Journal of Consumer Research and Journal of Marketing Research and Journal of Politics. 

  • Vivianne Ferreira

    PhD in Law (2016) from University of Heidelberg, Master in Civil Law (2005) and Bachelor (2002) from University of São Paulo. Former DAAD Fellow (Full Doctorate). She was the Professor in charge of the "Introduction to Brazilian and Portuguese Law" (University of Heidelberg) discipline, between 2007 and 2017. Academic assistant ("Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at the Institute of History of Law - Department of Roman Law (Prof. Christian Baldus), University of Heidelberg (2010-2017). Winner of the 2016 Hengstberger Prize, together with Dr. Lena Kunz, for the project "Rechtssprache und Schwächerenschutz" ("Legal language and protection of the vulnerable"). Professor of the undergraduate program of FGV: Sao Paulo Law School and in the Lato Sensu Graduate Program (GVlaw). Researcher in Civil Law, with emphasis on Contract Law and Succession Law.