Fernando Brancoli

Fernando Brancoli is an Associate Professor at the Institute for International Relations and Defense, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil. He was a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies (SPSS) in Princeton (2021-2023) and is currently an Associated Researcher at the Orfalea Center for Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, both in the US.
Specializing in South-South relations, Brancoli's research delves into governance, security, and development. He conducted extensive fieldwork across three continents, exploring the interplay between local communities and transnational entities and their collective impact on governance. His publications include The Tropical Silk Road: The Future of China in South America (Stanford University Press, 2022) and Bolsonarismo - The Global Origins and Future of Brazil’s Far Right (Rutgers University Press, 2023), the latter you can listen to a Governance Uncovered episode about on Acast: https://shows.acast.com/the-international-nationalism-of-bolsonarismo-and-its-impact 

Alongside his academic career, Fernando Brancoli applies his expertise as an international journalist and humanitarian specialist in Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa.

Read the GLD Interview with Fernando here!