Rodrigo Fagundes Cezar
Rodrigo Fagundes Cezar is a Brazilian researcher interested in studying labor standards and preferential trade agreements in the European Union and United States. He holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relational at São Paulo State University (UNESP), a Master’s degree in International Relations at Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) and is a PhD candidate in International Relations at the University of Brasília (UnB). He will be attending the PhD course of International Relations/Political Science at The Graduate Institute (IHEID) from September 2016 onwards. In his PhD he researches the United States and European Union with the interest of understanding how labor preferences take part in the trade policymaking process of both actors. Mr. Fagundes Cezar has relevant experience working with social inclusion at the United Nations Development Programme in Brazil (as project assistant and researcher) and in NGOs such as Ashoka (as a volunteer). He has also been part of the think-tank called Argentinean Centre for International Studies (CAEI) as a junior researcher. He has authored articles in foreign policy, trade policy and financial crisis and presented papers in relevant national and international conferences.