Pedro Floriano Ribeiro Versão em português
Area Panel - Humanities and Social Sciences
Associate professor of Political Science at the Federal University of São Carlos, and associate editor (since 2016) of the Brazilian Political Science Review, a journal of the Brazilian Association of Political Science. He was Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Democracy and Human Development at the Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame (USA, 2018), and Celso Furtado Visiting Professor at Cambridge University, St John's College (United Kingdom, 2015-16). He received the 2009 CAPES Prize of Theses in the area of Political Science and International Relations, and he won the 2014 Olavo Brasil de Lima Jr Award, given by the Brazilian Association of Political Science. He is a CNPq Research Productivity Scholar.
He obtained his BA degree in Administration from the University of São Paulo (with a research stage at the University of Porto, Portugal); his master's degree in Social Sciences from the Federal University of São Carlos; and a PhD in Political Science from UFSCar (with a research stage at the University of Salamanca, Spain). He is an occasional columnist for some newspapers (such as El País and Valor Econômico), was editor-in-chief of Teoria & Pesquisa: Revista de Ciência Politica, and was a professor at the Federal University of Goiás.
He published a book, From the unions to the government: the national organization of the PT from 1980 to 2005 (Edufscar/FAPESP), which was nominated for the Jabuti Book Award; and several chapters and articles in Brazil and abroad, in journals such asJournal of Latin American Studies and Regional & Federal Studies.
His research has focused primarily on political parties (with a particular interest in party organizations), political behavior and elections, and comparative politics.