Teaching Advisors

Prof. Dr. Rafael de Brito Dias

Rafael de Brito Dias is a professor at the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the State University of Campinas and is currently an advisor to the Executive Board of International Relations (DERI) at Unicamp. He works in the Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Program in Applied Human and Social Sciences and in the Postgraduate Program in Scientific and Technological Policy, both at Unicamp. He is also coordinator of GAPI (Innovation Policy Analysis Group) at the same university. He completed a postdoctoral internship at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), at the University of Sussex, United Kingdom (2016), with support from CAPES. He has a PhD in Scientific and Technological Policy from Unicamp (2009), with an internship period at the Georgia Institute of Technology (2009), and a Master in Scientific and Technological Policy from Unicamp (2005). He has a degree in Economics from Facamp (Faculdades de Campinas, 2003). He has experience in the areas of Social Studies of Science and Technology and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Analysis, working mainly on the following topics: technologies for social inclusion; science, technology and power; technology and democracy; comparative scientific and technological policy. Orcid - Lattes

Email: rbdias@unicamp.br

Prof. Dr. Alfredo Cesar Barbosa de Melo

Professor of the Department of Literary Theory at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp). Coordinator of Kaliban – Post-Colonial Studies and World Literature Group at Unicamp (site: https://www2.iel.unicamp.br/kaliban/). From 2008 to 2013 he was Assistant Professor – Tenure Track of Portuguese-Brazilian literature in the Department of Romance Literatures and Languages ​​at the University of Chicago (USA). He graduated in social sciences from the Federal University of Pernambuco, in 2001, and obtained his master's and doctorate in Hispanic literature at the University of California, Berkeley (USA). He completed a postdoctoral internship at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2017-2018), and held the Joaquim Nabuco Chair in Brazilian Studies at Stanford University (2020). CNPq productivity scholarship. At Unicamp he was coordinator of the Alexandre Eulálio Documentation Center (CEDAE) from 2015 to 2017. From 2018 to 2021, he was head of the literary theory department and since 2021 he has been a Teaching Advisor in the Rector's Office assigned to the Executive Directorate of International Relations. varied themes: experimental novel, Brazilian essayism, intersections between Brazilian social thought and modern Brazilian literature, politics of memory, post-colonial studies, metaphors of cultural negotiation (antropofagia, “transculturación”), comparisons between Brazilian and Latin American essayism and the cultural and literary relations between Brazil and African countries with Portuguese-speaking literature. Many of his articles can be found on the page: https://unicamp.academia.edu/CesarMelo

Email: alfmelo@unicamp.br