Dr Felipe Neis Araujo

Research Associate

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Felipe is a social anthropologist with long-term experience in data gathering in international settings. He has conducted archival research and fieldwork in Brazil and Jamaica and has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, and magazines. Felipe also has experience in the field of education, having taught at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, the University of Liberia, in West Africa, and in the Graduate Programme in Peace Studies at the Kofi Annan Institute for Conflict Transformation, also in Liberia.  His interests include politics; drug policy; social justice; reparations; state, belonging, and citizenship; civil rights; dissent; conflict and violence; crime, and justice.

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2018 - Doctor of Social Science, "Every Man Do His Ting a Little Way Different": Poetics, Politics, and Dissent Among Rastas in Kingston, Jamaica, Universidade Federal De Santa Catarina (2014 - 2018)
  • 2014 - Master of Social Science, "Troddin' Out of Babylon": Rastafarian Language, Personhood, and Modes of Translation, Universidade Federal De Santa Catarina (2012 - 2014)
  • 2012 - Bachelor of Social Science, Tolerance, Surveillance, and Repression: African and Creole Sociocultural Practices in Desterro and Adjacent Coast, c. 1845 - c. 1890, Universidade Federal De Santa Catarina (2007 - 2011)