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Professor Elisa Reis

Vice-President, International Science Council

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Elisa Reis, vice-president of the International Science Council, is professor of political sociology… (more)

Elisa Reis, vice-president of the International Science Council, is professor of political sociology at the Graduate Program in Sociology and Anthropology of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and chair of the Interdisciplinary Research Network on Social Inequality (NIED). Reis is a fellow member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC) and of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). She earned her Ph.D. degree in political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has published over one hundred titles in Brazil and abroad, and has taught as visiting professor at UCSD, L. M. University Munich, Columbia and MIT. She is member of the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP) and one of the authors of Manifesto for Social Progress: Ideas for a Better Society, published in 2018 by Cambridge University Press.