“Transitional Justice in Brazil” is a blog supported by the CELT program and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University. Professor Rebecca Atencio created and continues to oversee the blog, assisted by Tulane students Hilary Johnson (MA candidate, Latin American Studies) and Patrick Duffy (BA candidate, joint major in Spanish and Portuguese).
Queries may be sent to: transitionaljusticeblog1 at gmail dot com
Rebecca Atencio is an assistant professor of Luso-Brazilian Literary and Cultural Studies at Tulane University. Her book, Memory’s Turn: Reckoning with Dictatorship in Brazil is forthcoming with the University of Wisconsin Press (Critical Human Rights Series) in Spring 2014.
Nina Schneider holds a PhD in History from the University of Essex, UK, and is a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) at Colombia University, New York.
Current Research Assistants:
Hilary Johnson is a graduate student at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, and her research focuses on Brazilian music, specifically funk carioca.
Patrick Duffy is an undergraduate at Tulane University, studying Spanish/Portuguese, English and Political Science.
Past Research Assistants:
David McCoy is an MA candidate in Latin American Studies at Tulane University. He focuses on Political Sociology in Brazil.
Robyn Smith is an undergraduate studying Political Science, Latin American Studies, and Portuguese at Tulane University.
Allison Fisher is an undergraduate studying Public Health and Portuguese at Tulane University.
Engram Wilkinson is an undergraduate studying English and World Literature at Tulane University.