Eduardo Viola

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Eduardo Viola

Source: Resume in Portuguese posted to CNpQ (Brazil)


Biographical Facts

Born Buenos Aires, 1948. Emigrated to Brazil in 1976. Naturalized Brazilian citizen, 1989. Related to Argentine presidente General [Roberto Carlos Viola] (source needed).


  • B.A. University of Buenos Aires (1971).
  • Specialization in Research Methodology (UBA, 1972).
  • Specialization in International Relations ([Bariloche Foundation], Argentina, 1976).
  • M.A, University of Campinas (São Paulo, Brazil, 1978).
  • Doctorate, Political Science, University of São Paulo (1982).
  • Post-doc, International Political Economy, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1991.

Academic and Research Posts

  • Professor, International Relations, University of Brasília (UBr, 1993-present).
  • Professor, UBr Center for Sustainable Development (1993-2003).
  • Academic coordinator, Research and Development Network for International Relations and Climate Changes (SW translation: CPTEC/INPE), 2009-present.
  • Member, evaluation committee, CAPES
  • Member, advisory council, Centro para la Apertura e Integracion de America Latina (CADAL, Buenos Aires) since 2006.
  • Visiting Professor, University of Texas, Austin, 2009.

Scientific committees:

  • "Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Program" (Bonn, 2001-05);
  • "Programa LBA Amazônia" (2001-06);
  • CNPq Multidisciplinary Committee (2000);
  • (4) Brazilian national Commission on Population and Development (1995-2004).

Board member since 2008 of [Global Leadership Consortium], [East-West Institute] (New York).

Publications and Media Appearances

  • "Four books, dozens of scholarly articles at home and abroad. Last book was The International System Under the Hegemony of Free-Market Democracies" (SourceWatch translation of title)
  • "Published dozens of articles in the Brazilian press, especially O Globo, Estado de S. Paulo, Folha de S. Paulo, Valor and Correio Braziliense.
  • Regular panelist, Globo News Painel
  • "Dozens of radio interview on CBN, Eldorado, Band News, Nacional, and BBC International"
  • "Dozens of TV interviews by Globonews, Globo, TV Senado, TV Camara, Cultura and Bandeirantes."

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. Global Leadership Network Members, organizational web page, accessed May 5, 2012.