I'm a former digital journalist and I came to Michigan State after completing my PhD in Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.
My first contact with research was as an undergraduate at the Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM), where I got my B.A. on Social Communications- Journalism. From 2005 until 2007, I worked as a research assistant for a multimedia group of the Piatam Project (Socio-environmental Strategic Intelligence of the Industry of Petroleum at the Amazon). After that, I expanded my studies to the field of Global Communications as the John M. Gunn scholar at Washington and Lee University. In 2009-10, I worked as a journalist covering the World Cup 2014 environmental impact studies in Manaus, AM, Brazil.
I have a Master’s degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Florida (2012), with a specialization in International Communication.
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