PhD in Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews
M.A. in Social Sciences, University of Freiburg, University of KwaZulu Natal and Jawaharlal Nehru University
B.A. in Political Science, University of Brasilia
Andreza is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher in the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography at the University of Oxford. In the Urban Transformations team, she coordinates activities linking research projects focussing on Brazil, China, South Africa and India.
Her research interests include participatory politics, modernity, social memory, heritage, housing, and infrastructure in Brazil. With a central emphasis on the preservation of cityscapes, she has looked at both state-led and participatory approaches to preservation and how definitions of historic and aesthetic emerge amid speedy push for urban change.
In Oxford she teaches Ethnographic Methods and Latin American and Brazilian Studies. She has also taught Political Science at the University of Brasilia, and Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews.
Andreza has also worked for the Brazilian and Indian governments, the United Nations, and for Brazilian local governments.
For more details on Andreza’s research and publications, please visit her COMPAS profile here.
‘Risky closeness and distance in two fieldwork sites in Brazil‘, Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences, January 2018.
Metropolitan health in unequal cities
13 December 2017
Could cultural heritage topple Brazil’s political establishment?
1 December 2016
How should we plan the cities of tomorrow?
19 October 2016