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Professor Gustavo Lins Ribeiro

University of Brasilia

Gustavo Lins Ribeiro
GUSTAVO LINS RIBEIRO Ph. D. in Anthropology (City University of New York, 1988); Full Professor of Anthropology, University of Brasilia; Level 1A Research Fellow of Brazil’s National Council of Scientific and Technological Develoment (CNPq). He was a visiting professor in Argentina, Colombia, Mexico 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 and the U.S., 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; a founder and the first chair of the World Council of Anthropological Associations. He is a co-chair of the Committee on World Anthropologies of the AAA and serves on more than 20 editorial boards of journals in Europe, the U.S. and Latin America, including the American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology Today, Journal des Anthropologues, Alteridades and Vibrant (Virtual Brazilian Anthropology).

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