Research Area: Sociology of Development
Research Themes: labor market; social policy; education
Research Areas: Sociology of Elites; Sociology of Education; Sociology of Power
Research Themes: academic/scientific elites; elites and the State; intellectuals/experts; culture and power; the field of power in Brazil; symbolic markets (higher education; knowledge production; think tanks; private foundations)
Research Areas: Sociology of the City; Sociology of Space (and the Body); Sociology of Everyday Life; Historical Sociology
Research Themes: urban theory; body, public space and urbanization; social inequality/poverty and urban (public) space; intersectionality and space; space and time in sociology; urban sustainability und public space; homelessness; cultural heritage; urban visual culture; sociology of everyday knowledge; social thought about the city in Brazil.
Research Areas: Sociology of Culture; Sociology of Literature; Sociology of Art; Sociology of Mass Communication; Sociological Theory
Research Themes: intellectual, artistic, literary and mass-communication production; Brazilian social thought
Research Area: Sociology of Religion
Research Themes: Pentecostal movement in Brazil; partisan political activism and evangelical electorate; secularity; State secularism; religious parliamentary activity in Brazil; Pentecostalism and Afro-Brazilian religions; religion, conservatism and elections; Catholic concordat; General Law of Religions
Research Areas: Sociology of Memory, Sociologia of Violence, Digital Sociology, Social Theory.
Research Themes: suffering and trauma, disciplinary institutions, autobiographic narratives, knowledge production dynamics, artificial intelligence.