Area Panel - Humanities and Social Sciences
Full professor at the Department of Anthropology of the State University of Campinas (São Paulo/Brazil) (2014) and researcher IC of the National Council of Research and Technology (CNPQ)/Ministry of Science and Technology.
Bachelor in social sciences at the State University of Campinas (1980), Master in social anthropology at the State University of Campinas (1986), Phd. in sociology at the University of São Paulo (1996), Post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University (2002) and "Libre-Doyen" in anthropology at the State University of Campinas (2008).
Among other works, two books - Destinos mistos (São Paulo, Companhia das Letras, 1998) and Intérpretes da metrópole (São Paulo, Edusp/Fapesp, 2010) have been awarded the national prize by the National Association of Graduate Studies and Research in Social Sciences (ANPOCS) as the Best Scientific Work in Social Sciences (2000 and 2011). Among her doctoral students, two of them, both with fellowships granted by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) have been awarded the CAPES Prize of Best Thesis in Anthropology (2012, 2013); one of her master students, also with a fellowship granted by Fapesp, has been awarded the prize CNPQ/ANPOCS of best master thesis (2004).
Her research projects focuse mainly in urban anthropology, ethnography and sociology of intelectual life, social history of the brazilian theatre, gender relations and body languages.