Biography Fernanda Magnotta
Fernanda Magnotta, PhD., is a prominent Brazilian professor and U.S. politics expert focusing on U.S.-China-Latin America relations. Leading FAAP's IR program in São Paulo, she is a Senior Fellow at CEBRI and contributes as a columnist for Portal UOL and CBN Radio. Her notable work includes academic publications and specialized op-eds. Internationally recognized, she led Brazil's G20 Youth Summit delegation in China and observed the 2016 U.S. elections in Ohio, invited by the U.S. Embassy.
A UCLA W30 Program selectee in 2017, she's among the top 30 in global academic management. Her insights feature in major media in Brazil and the U.S. - CNN, GloboNews, Estadão, Folha de S. Paulo, the NYT, and the WAPO. Magnotta is a frequent lecturer for diplomats and military officials from both countries, leading projects linking Brazil and U.S. authorities, researchers, and the private sector. Her recent Fulbright scholarship at USC (2022-2023) deepened her studies in US-Brazil relations, raising them to a new level.