Mario Grangeia


Visiting Fellow, Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy
Spoken languages
English, Portuguese, French, Spanish
Areas of expertise
  • Citizenship and migration
  • Inequality and discourse
  • Political sociology and culture
  • State-society relations
Geographical Region of Expertise
  • Brazil


Mario Luis Grangeia completed his PhD in 2016 at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), with a dissertation on governmental discourse on inequality in Brazil – he is an associated researcher at the Interdisciplinary Network for the Study of Inequality (NIED/UFRJ). As a research fellow at the Centro Nacional de Cultura (Portugal) and the Brazilian National Library, he studied how Portuguese immigrants portrayed life in Brazil in the 19th and 20th centuries.

He is currently a visiting researcher at the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, IHEID, with a project about official images of social policy in Brazil and South Africa associated with a project about elites and inequalities led by Prof. Graziella Moraes Silva. He is also a communication adviser in the Brazilian Federal Prosecution Service and led a team project at the Escola Superior do Ministério Público da União that pointed out limits to the Public Prosecution Service’s activism for the right of education.




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