External Associates
   

Heba Raouf Ezzat, BGD convener from the Middle East and North Africa, has taught political theory at Cairo University since 1987 and at the American University in Cairo since 2006. She has been Visiting Researcher at the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD), University of Westminster (1995-6) and Associate Researcher at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (1998). 

 

Alla G. Glinchikova, BGD convener from Eastern Europe and Central Asia, is Deputy Director of the Institute for Globalization Studies and Social Movements (Moscow) and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences. She has also held appointments at the Moscow State University (MGU, 2008), the Moscow State Linguistic University (MGLU, 1996-2003), and the Moscow State Humanitarian University (RGGU, 2007-2008).

 

Sitiveni Halapua, BGD convener from the Pacific, is the Director of the Pacific Islands Development Program in the East-West Center, Hawaii, USA, and the Secretary-General of the Secretariat for the Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders. He has also held positions as research associate in the Institute of Marine Resources and senior lecturer in monetary economics at the regional University of the South Pacific, Suva campus, Fiji (1981-1988).

 

Anand Kumar, BGD convener from South Asia, is Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Global Studies Programme at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi. He holds an MA from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, an MPhil from JNU, and a PhD from the University of Chicago. Past positions include National Secretary of the Indian Sociological Society (2005-7), Chair of the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, JNU (2003-5), and President of the Federation of Central Universities Teachers Associations of India (2001-3).

 

Ruberval Maciel Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil Ruberval was a Visiting Associate from September 15 to January 15 2010 and is now continuing as an Adjunct Associate of the Centre working in The Critical Literacies Research cluster.  His research project is: Curricular Innovation and teacher development in the public sector in Brazil.

   Dr. Lynn Mario T. Menezes de Souza, Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil Adjunct Associate of the Centre working in The Critical Literacies Research cluster
 

Moema Maria Marques de Miranda, BGD convener from Latin America, is an anthropologist with an MA. from the Graduate Programme in Social Anthropology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, where she studied rural labor and politics.Since 1992 she works at the Brazilian Institute of Social and Economic Research (IBASE) on different projects and initiatives. Initially, she was the Secretary-General of the Agrarian Reform National Campaign. Between 1998 and 2001, she worked on the issues of favelas (slums) and urbanization in Rio de Janeiro, being a member of the steering committee of the National Forum on Urban Reform.

  Walkyria Monte Mór, Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil Adjunct Associate

Walkyria was a Visiting Associate from September 15 to November 15 2007 and is now continuing as an Adjunct Associate of the Centre working in The Critical Literacies Research cluster. Walkyria assisted the Office of International Relations with a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Manitoba

 

Alfred G. Nhema, BGD convener from Sub-Saharan Africa, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Pan African Development Center. Previously he was Executive Secretary of the Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA, 2003-2007). He has taught at Dalhousie University in Canada, Macalester College in the United States, and the University of Zimbabwe.

 

Zongchao Peng, BGD convener from East Asia, is Professor and Director of the Public Policy Institute in the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. He has his PhD in political science from Peking University with an award-winning thesis on ‘A Comparative Study of Direct Election Systems for National People’s Representation’. 

 

Jan Aart Scholte, BGD convener from Western Europe, is Professorial Research Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation at the University of Warwick and Centennial Professor in the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at the London School of Economics. He has also held appointments at the University of Sussex (1985-96), the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague (1997-8), and Gothenburg University (2006-7).  

 

Vanderlei J. Zacchi, Federal University of Sergipe Adjunct Associate

Vanderlei was a Visiting Associate from March 15 to September 15 2008 and is contiuning as an adjunct associate in the National and Global Imaginaries Research Custer

 

Jessica Jacobson-Konefall Queen's University
Visiting Associate
Researching Decolonizing Settler Legacies in Canadian Indigenous New Media
A news item has more detail about her research here.

Her CV may be consulted at this pdf link

 

Henrique Magnani is a PhD student at Unversidade de Sao Paulo. His project is Identities at play: video games, conflicts and meanings

Daniel Ferraz is a PhD student at Universidade de São Paulo. His research project was Visual Literacy In Brazilian Technological Universities And Technical Schools: Investigations On Meaning Making Through Images.

Andréa Machado de Almeida Mattos is a PhD candidate at the Universidade de São Paulo. Her research project was Critical Literacy in Public Schools. 

Ana Paula Duboc is a PhD candidate at the Universidade de São Paulo. Her research project was Language Teacher Education: Local Curricula, Global Issues And The New Literacy Studies 

Aieka Yasheva Smith is a PhD candidate at the University of West Indies Mona Jamaica.  Her research project was - Transnational Political Participation and the Democratization of Globalization: The Role of the Caribbean Diaspora.

Cristina Eluf Kinderman is a PhD candidate at the Universidade de São Paulo. Her Research Project was The critical pedagogical value of using Learner Corpus data in EFL teaching in Brazil 

Dr Sara Ramshaw Postdoctoral Fellow, Improvisation, Community and Social Practice (ICASP) Centre de recherche en éthique de l’Université de Montréal (CRÉUM) Lecturer, School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast. Sara visited the centre in April/May 2009 to work with Tina Mai Chen in the National and Global Imaginaries Cluster. Her research project was "The Law of the Extempore: Improvisation and Social Change".

Roberto Bezerra da Silva is a professor of English language and literature at Federal University of Sergipe. Currently, for his doctorate program at USP, he is investigating the role of literature in English teacher education in the Brazilian context and the challenges of working with literary texts from the perspective of critical literacies in contemporary technological society.

Renata Quirino de Sousa is a candidate for a doctor's degree in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Her research project over 4 months was Literacy Issues: trying to make reading more meaningful for both students and teachers A final report is included in her project description.

Simone Batista da Silva is a professor in the Letters Department at Fundação Educacional Unificada Campograndense (FEUC), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her research project over 4 months was  Critical Teacher Education In Digital Society A final report is included in her project description.

Marlene de Almeida Augusto de Souza is a teacher in public schools in São Paulo, Brazil. She is a candidate for a doctor's degree in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of São Paulo. Her research project over 4 months was Culture, Globalization and Teacher Education in Brazil A final report is included in her project description.

Mariza Riva de Almeida is an Assistant professor at the Departamento de Letras Estrangeiras Modernas of the Federal University of Paraná, in the south of Brazil. Her research project over 4 months was Intercultural Perspectives in Teacher Education and Foreign Language Teaching

Clarissa Jordao was a visiting and adjunct associate of the centre from September 2007 until March 2010. Clarissa assisted the Office of International Relations with  a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Manitoba. She is a professor in the Departamento de Letras Estrangeiras Modernas of the Federal University of Paraná and we continue to collaborate with her and other colleagues on the National Literacy Project.

Paul Sharrad
University of Wollongong Visiting Scholar July 1-August 10 2007 Paul assisted the Office of International Relations with  a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Manitoba and gave a workshop Placing the Out of Place - GCS research workshop August 14, 2007