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Déborah Farias
Liu Scholar; Phd Student, Political Science
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Déborah is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science. Her current research centers on the political dimensions of biofuel production, with special interest to the cases of Brazil and the US. She holds a M.A. in International Relations from the University of Brasilia, a B.A. in Economy (Federal University of Ceará) and a B.A. in Law (University of Fortaleza), all in Brazil. Before coming to UBC she worked for five years at the Special Advisory Unit for International Affairs at the Ceará Governor´s Office and taught International Law at the University of Fortaleza for eight years.

Supervisor: Peter Dauvergne, Liu Institute for Global Issues

Selected peer reviewed publications:

  • Book, co-author (FARIAS & Jose Nelson Bessa MAIA): Do Nacional-Desenvolvimentismo à Internacionalização no Brasil Subnacional: o Caso do Ceará (From National-Developmentism to Internationalization in Subnational Brazil: the case of Ceara). Fortaleza: IBRI (Instituto Brasileiro de Relações Internacionais)/Edições Ao Livro Técnico, 2006. 159 p.
  • Book/technical publication: (co-authored with MAIA, J. N. B.; STUDART, J. C.; PORTELA, P. H. G.) O Ceará e as Relações Internacionais. (Ceara and International Relations) Governo do Estado do Ceara (Ceara State Government) 2006.
  • Book: Federalismo no Brasil e no Mundo (Federalism in Brazil and in the World). Fortaleza: INESP, 2000. v. 01. 78 p.
  • Article: “Reflexos da teoria neoliberal e do consenso de Washington na constituição brasileira de 1988”. (“Reflects of the neoliberal theory and the Washington Consensus in the Brazilian Constitution of 1988”). Revista de Direito Constitucional e Internacional (Journal of Constitutional and International Law), v. 15, p. 65-81, 2008.
  • Article: “Contextualizando a invasão à Baía dos Porcos”. (“Putting the Bay of Pigs invasion into context”) Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional (Brazilian Journal of International Politics), v. 51 1/2008.
  • Conference presented paper: União Européia: uma nova forma de Estado?. (European Union: a new form of State?) V Encontro de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa da UNIFOR, 2006, Fortaleza. 2006.
  • Conference presented paper: Lugares que não existem: uma análise concreta de Estados não-reconhecidos. (Places that don't exist: a concrete analysis of non-recognized States) V Encontro de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa da UNIFOR, 2005.
  • Conference presented paper: (co-authored with HYPOLITO, Rachel de Morais) . A Preservação da região amazônica: uma questão de soberania nacional.  (Preservation of the Amazonic Region: a matter of national sovereignty) XI Encontro de Iniciação à Pesquisa da UNIFOR, 2005.

 

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