Education

I earned a B.A. at McGill University in Montreal, during which time I spent a semester in Mexico at ITESM, Queretaro, as a full time student. After extensive travel in South America, I accepted an offer from the University of Texas at Austin because of its unparalleled resources and faculty on all subjects Latin American, as well as Read more about Education[…]

Research Interests

Most of my research focuses on transparency. I am passionate about this field because opening up and sharing good information can improve communication, coordination, cooperation, capacity-building, and accountability. Article 19, a nonprofit, calls transparency “the oxygen of democracy”, but the axiom can be extended to the private sector and other areas of human interaction. The Read more about Research Interests[…]

Professional Overview

Academic C.V. (PDF) I am husband, father of two, and Associate Professor of Government at Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (FGV-EBAPE) in Rio de Janeiro (promoted in early 2020). I also founded and head FGV’s Public Transparency Program, a collaboration between FGV-EBAPE and FGV’s School of Law.  My research is Read more about Professional Overview[…]