BSP – Rio Branco Chair in International Relations 2015
Marcelo de Almeida Medeiros received his Ph.D in Political Science from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Grenoble (1997) and his Habilitation Thesis from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris - Sciences Po (2010). He is Associate Professor of Political Science at the Federal University of Pernambuco - UFPE (Recife-Brazil) and PQ-1D Research Fellow of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development – CNPq (Brasilia – Brazil). His research interests cover International Politics and Comparative Government, especially the following topics: Mercosur, Brazilian Foreign Policy, European Union, French Foreign Policy, Institutions, Governance and Democracy. My current work focuses on comparative study on Brazilian Executive/Legislative Relations on Foreign Policy for Mercosur and French Executive/Legislative Relations on Foreign Policy for the European Union. As Rio Branco Fellow 2015, he is studying the role of Brazil as an Emergent Power of the 21st Century and also the relations between Downing Street, Westminster and Brussels.