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Adrian Gurza Lavalle

  • PHD
  • Professor of Political Science
  • Universidade de Sao Paulo
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Associated Professor of the Political Science Department at University of Sao Paulo (USP). Fellowship Researcher of the National Council of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq), and fellow researcher at both Center for Metropolitan Studies (CEM) and Brazilan Center of Analysis and Planning (Cebrap). Head of Publicationsat the Social Sciences National Association of Graduate Courses (ANPOCS), and Chief -Editor of Brazilian Journal of Social Sciences (RBCS). Coordinator of the Democracy and Collective Action Research Group at CEBRAP and CNPq. Visiting Professor at the University of British Columbia, Canada, 2013, the Center for Political and Constitutional Studies (CEPC), Madrid, 2012, and Posdoctoral Fellow at Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex. 2004 –2005. His research interests are civil society politics, democratic governance and participatory Institutions.

Recent publications

  • Más allá de la paradoja en Pitkin: por una concepción dual de la representación

    • Gurza Lavalle A
  • Peripheral actors in the civil society: Networks and centralities of organizations in São Paulo

    • Lavalle A
    • Castello G
    • Bichir R
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Professional experience

Professor of Political Science

Universidade de Sao Paulo

January 2007 - Present


Ciência Política

Universidade de São Paulo

March 1996 - December 2001(6 years)


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