Werdegang

  • PhD (joint degree), Political Science, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore;
    War Studies, King’s College London (KCL), London, UK 08/2015 - 12/2019 (degree awarded: 31/12/2019)
    Cumulative Average Points (NUS): 4.76/5 (highest distinction); passed Field Exam in Political Theory with distinction Supervisors: Ted Hopf (NUS) and Leonie Anselms De Vries (KCL)
    Doctoral Thesis: “Mass Common-sense, Hegemony and Change in IR: Brazil and the US-Led Global Liberal Order”
  • MA, International Relations, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo, Brazil 02/2013 - 06/2015 Master’s Thesis: “The terrorist threat in South America: a critical discourse analysis in the Bush Era”
    Supervisor: Rafael Duarte Villa
  • BA, Linguistics and Literature, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo, Brazil 02/2010 - 02/2013 (concluded 70% of the course)
  • BA, International Relations, Pontificia University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), Sao Paulo, Brazil 2005 - 2009
  • Honours Thesis: “The Juridical and Political Limits of Preventive War” Academic Exchange, University of Coimbra (UC), Coimbra, Portugal 2007

OTHER RESEARCH-RELATED ACTIVITIES

  • Researcher responsible for mapping Brazil’s identity discourses in the project “Making Identity
    Count”, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 08/2016-present
  • Member of the Socio-linguistics Study Group (GESOL), under the supervision of Prof Ronald Belini, Department of Linguistics, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2010
  • Monitor of the International Conflicts Study Group, extracurricular activity for undergraduate students at PUC-SP, under the supervision of Prof Reginaldo Matar Nasser. Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2006
  • Research Assistant to Prof Dr Eliézer Rizzo de Oliveira (University of Campinas),
  • Monitoring/researching Brazil’s role in the Conferences of Defence Ministries of the Americas Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2006

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Scholarships and awards

  • President’s Graduate Fellowship, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 08/2015 - 08/2019
  • Pay it Forward Mentoring Program, selected as one of the 30 individuals to be part of the Pay it Forward Mentoring Program for female graduate students and junior faculty within the International Studies Profession, sponsored by the International Studies Association’s Committee on the Status of Women, 08/2019
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (NUS) Graduate Students’ Teaching Award for teaching undertaken in Semester 2, 2016-2017 Departmental Grant for the Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Summer School Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, United States of America, 07/2017
  • Diploma of Emeritus Collaborator of the Brazilian National Army Sao Paulo, Brazil, 09/2013
  • MA Research Grant nominated by IRI-USP to receive master’s grant awarded by CAPES (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2013
  • Honours Research Grant awarded by International Security Network, funded by CNPq, (National Council of Technological and Scientific Development, Brasilia). 60-page thesis completed on The Legal Limits of Preventive War, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2009
  • Best Short Thesis on “Centralized Warfare” prepared for the discipline of “Geopolitics and Geostrategy” taught by Prof Carmen Amado Mendes at University of Coimbra, Portugal. Selected as one of two student representatives at the NATO HQ in Brussels, 2008
  • Undergraduate Academic Research Grant for the duties performed as research assistant to Prof Eliézer Rizzo de Oliveira (University of Campinas) on the research on “Brazil’s role in the Conferences of Defence Ministries of the Americas”, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2006

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Conferences and workshops

  • 2021. “Empire of Destruction: A History of Nazi Mass Killing”: Vortrag beim Modern German History Seminar des Institute of History Research (IHR), London, 1. Dezember 2021 (auf Einladung des IHR).
  • 2021. “Mass Common Sense, Hegemony and Change in IR”. Presented at the 29th International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, help virtually 06/04/2021.
  • 2020. “Leading with Words: Practices of Crisis Leadership in Comparative Perspective”, with Manali Kumar and Liang Ce (co-authors). Presented at the 14th ECPR General Conference, held virtually 24-28/08/2020.
  • 2020. “Substantive Aspirations Beyond the Process: Meanings of Democracy in Brazil, India, UK, and US”, with Manali Kumar (co-author). Presented at the 14th ECPR General Conference, held virtually 24-28/08/2020.
  • 2020. “Rising Power Identities and Role Performance: Brazil and India in Global Environmental Governance" with Manali Kumar and Simon Herr (co-authors). Accepted for the 28th International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 28/03/2020.
  • 2020. “Mass Common Sense, Hegemony and Change in IR”. Accepted for the 28th International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 26/03/2020.
  • 2020. A Tale of Broken Dreams: The Evolution of Brazilian National Identities from 1950 to 2020 (forthcoming book).
  • 2019. “Authoritarian Succession in the Era of ‘Democratic Disenchantment’”, 19th Annual Aleksanteri Conference, Helsinki, Finland, 24/10/2019.
  • 2019. “National Identities, Foreign Policy and International Order: A Framework for Analysis”, 19th Annual Aleksanteri Conference, Helsinki, Finland, 23/10/2019.
  • 2018. “Mapping identities using MaxQDA Software for Qualitative Analysis”, Identities Cluster, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, 10/2018.
  • 2017. “Gramsci, hegemony and change in International Relations: a multi-level approach to the study of world order and conflict”, Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, USA, 07/2017.
  • 2008. “The Juridical and Political Limits of Preventive War”, VIII International Relations Week. PUCSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 09/2008.

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Publications

  • Franchini, I. (2019). A violent democracy: Brazil 1950. National Identity Report available at the Making Identity Count Database: www.makingidentitycount.org
  • Franchini, I. (2019). Brazil, Avanti! (1960). National Identity Report available at the Making Identity Count Database: www.makingidentitycount.org
  • Franchini, I. (2018). Brazil 1970: Reconciling the irreconcilable in its search for identity. National Identity Report available at the Making Identity Count Database: www.makingidentitycount.org
  • Franchini, I. (2018). Brazil 1980: A usurped country. National Identity Report available at the Making Identity Count Database: www.makingidentitycount.org
  • Franchini, I., & Bianchini, R. (2007). Guia de estudos do PNUD: Parcerias para o desenvolvimento. Guia de Estudos do III FEUC-MUN. Coimbra , Portugal: Faculdade de Economia da Universidade de Coimbra
  • Franchini, I., Martins, A., & Thais, A. (2005). Guia de Estudos do Comitê de Desarmamento. Guia de Estudos do VII Modelo das Nações Unidas (MONU). São Paulo, Brasil: PUC-SP
  • Franchini, I. (2014, July). Teorias Conspiratórias. Comércio da Franca. Franca, Brasil
  • Franchini, I., & Moura , P. (2011, July 26). Produção industrial e a especialização da pauta de exportação: ganhos para o Brasil. Rede Agro. Sao Paulo, Brasil
  • Franchini, I., & Nassar , A. (2011, July 19). A pesquisa Datafolha e o uso do discurso no debate sobre o novo Código Florestal. Rede Agro. Sao Paulo, Brasil.
  • Franchini, I., & Rodrigo , L. (2011, August 05). REDD Plus: Importante mecanismo na preservação ambiental. Rede Agro. Sao Paulo, Brasil

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Dr. Isabella Duarte Franchini

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