Associate professor of Demography / Researcher at the Centre for Regional Development and Planning (CEDEPLAR), Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. 

PhD, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), Newcastle University, UK
Master’s of Economics, North Carolina State University, USA
BA in Economics, EAFIT University, Colombia  

Courses: Contemporary International Migration: Theory and Practice, Topics in International Studies: Population Mobility in Latin America in Historical Perspective, Spatial Mobility of the Population in the Context of International Relations, International Relations and the Environment.

Research themes: International Migration and Displacement, Spatial Distribution of Population, Migration-Development Nexus, Latin America.

Languages: Fluent in English and Portuguese and native Spanish speaker.

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