Anthropologist and Journalist, graduated in Social Communication / Journalism from PUC-RS (1987), master’s in social Anthropology from UFRGS (2004) and Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the National Museum-UFRJ (2010), with Ph.D. at École des Hautes Études in Social Sciences (EHESS) between 2007-2008. Currently, she is an Adjunct Professor of the Department of Social Sciences of the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ). From 1996 to 2006, she was a lecturer at the Unisinos Communication Sciences Center, where she held the position of executive coordinator for undergraduate courses. Between 2004 and 2005, she acted as a substitute teacher in the Department of Anthropology at UFRGS. Between 2010 and 2014, she was professor-researcher Prodoc-CAPES at PPGAS, National Museum, UFRJ. She coordinates, with José Sergio Leite Lopes, the “Núcleo de Antropologia do Trabalho” biographical and trajectory studies (NuAT), certified by CNPq, and is also a researcher associated with the “Núcleo de Antropologia da Politica” (NuAP), both at PPGAS/MN/UFRJ. She has consulted for the federal government and international organizations (IICA, FAO) related to the Right to Memory and Truth project. Between August and November 2014, she served as senior researcher at the UNDP National Commission on Truth (CNV) in Rio de Janeiro. She is also a researcher associated with the Memory of Social Movements Program (Memov), at the Brazilian College of Higher Studies at UFRJ.
Fields of interest: anthropological theories, urban and rural working classes, popular culture, honor and reputation, workers' football, ethnography and intersubjectivity, narratives and writing, memoirs, biographies and trajectories, military regime and human rights.
Research Line 3: Social dynamics, cultural practices, representations and subjectivity.