Deborah Barros Leal Farias

Deborah BL Farias is a Brazilian-born Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Sessional Lecturer at UBC’s Political Science Department. Her main areas of current interest involve Global Environmental Politics (especially related to renewable energies) and the International Political Economy of emerging countries, particularly of Brazil, China, and India.

She has been teaching undergraduate students since 2001, has worked for the State of Ceara’s International Advisory, served as a policy researcher and analyst for two Genome Canada projects, and had her previous Postdoctoral Fellowship funded by the IEA’s Bioenergy Task 39 (“Commercializing Liquid Biofuels”).

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