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Professor Gustavo Lins Ribeiro

Autonomous Metropolitan University of Iztapalapa
and Iberoamericana University

Gustavo Lins Ribeiro
GUSTAVO LINS RIBEIRO Ph. D. in Anthropology (City University of New York, 1988). He holds the Ángel Palerm Chair of the Autonomous Metropolitan University of Iztapalapa (Mexico City) and is a Distinguished Scholar at the Iberoamericana University (Mexico City). He was a Full Professor of Anthropology at the University of Brasilia; and a Level 1A Research Fellow of Brazil’s National Council of Scientific and Technological Develoment (CNPq). He was a visiting professor in Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, South Africa and the U.S. He has done research and written on topics such as development, environmentalism, international migration, cyberculture, globalization and transnationalism. He has written and edited 14 volumes in Portuguese, Spanish and English, and more than 180 chapters and articles in different journals and books in Latin America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa and North America, in Portuguese, Spanish, English, Japanese, French and German. He was a member of the Advisory Council of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research; Advisory Editor of Current Anthropology; president of the Brazilian Association of Anthropology and of the National Association of Graduate Programs and Research in the Social Sciences of Brazil. He was a founder and the first chair of the World Council of Anthropological Associations and a co-chair of the Committee on World Anthropologies of the AAA. He has served on more than 20 editorial boards of journals in Europe, Latin America, the U.S. and China, including the American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology Today, Journal des Anthropologues, Alteridades and Vibrant (Virtual Brazilian Anthropology).

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