Dr, Associate Professor
University of Sao Paulo
Associate Professor at the School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (EACH) and Institute of Energy and Environment (IEE), University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. Visiting Training Fellow at the Department of Anthropology - University of Kent at Canterbury, UK (1999-2000). Guest Researcher at the Department of Geography & Geology - University of Copenhagen (2011). Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Analysis of Social-Ecological Landscapes (CASEL, former-ACT) and Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University (2015-16). Lead author at the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Global Assessment and the Brazilian Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Main academic interests: adaptation to tropical forests, forest governance, shifting cultivation, land use change, Atlantic rainforest, Amazonia, protected areas and Brazilian traditional people (Caboclos, Caiçaras and Quilombolas).