Oliver Stuenkel is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo, where he coordinates the São Paulo branch of the School of History and Social Science (CPDOC) and the executive program in International Relations. He is also a non-resident Fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. His research focuses on rising powers; specifically on Brazil’s, India’s and China's foreign policy and on their impact on global governance. He currently coordinates a research project on emerging powers and the future of global liberal order.
His publications include Rising Powers and the Future of Democracy Promotion (Third World Quarterly), India’s National Interests and Diplomatic Activism (LSE Ideas) and Identity, Status, and the Concept of the West: The case of Brazil and India (Brazilian Journal of International Politics).
Aside from his academic research, he regularly writes op-eds for newspapers, including the Global Times (China), Today’s Zaman (Turkey), Mail and Guardian (South Africa), Times of India, The Asian Age, The Hindu (India) and Folha de São Paulo, O Globo and Estado de São Paulo (Brazil).
He was a Visiting Professor at the University of São Paulo (2010) and at the School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi (2011, 2012), and a school teacher in rural Rajasthan in India (2006). In 2012 he was part of the Brazilian delegation at the track II meetings in New Delhi and Chongqing in preparation for the 4th and 5th BRICS Summits.
Oliver speaks German, Dutch, French, Hindi, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English and basic Urdu. He holds a B.A. from the Universidad de Valencia in Spain, a Master in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he was a McCloy Scholar, and a PhD in political science from the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany.
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