Graziele Silotto is a political science PhD candidate at the University of São Paulo (USP - Brazil), and holds a MA in political science and BA in social sciences from the same university. She is a São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and Brazilian Ministry of Education (Capes) fellow. In her thesis, she focuses on electoral competition and coordination strategies under open list proportional systems, under the supervision of Prof. Glauco Peres da Silva. In her master's research, she investigated how geography and space affects not only voters' choices, but also parties' strategies under multiparty open list systems.
She is also a researcher at the Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning (Cebrap), a visiting lecturer at the Sociology and Politics School Foundation (FESP-SP, Brazil) and a data analyst at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP, Brazil) in a project with the National Justice Council (CNJ) to promote judicial accountability.
She is visiting the LAC during Michaelmas' Term 2021 (and until March 2022) under the supervision of Prof. Timothy Power.