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Fernanda Odilla Vasconcellos De Figueiredo

Research fellow

Department of Political and Social Sciences



- Odilla, Fernanda and Konstantinos Tsimonis. (eds.) (forthcoming). Corruption and Anti-Corruption Upside Down: New Perspectives from the Global South. Palgrave.


- Lagunes, Paul; Fernanda Odilla; Jan Svejnar (eds.). (2021). Corrupção e o escândalo da Lava Jato na América Latina, São Paulo, FGV Editora, pp. 376.



- Mattoni, Alice and Fernanda Odilla (forthcoming). Digital Media and Anti-Corruption in Brazil. Routledge.


Refereed journal articles

- Mattoni, Alice and Fernanda Odilla (2021). 'Digital Media, Activism, and Social Movements’ Outcomes in the Policy Arena. The Case of Two Anti-Corruption Mobilizations in Brazil'. In PARTECIPAZIONE E CONFLITTO, 14(3), 1127–1150.


- Lagunes, Paul; Michener, Gregory; Odilla, Fernanda; Pires, Breno. (2021). 'President Bolsonaro’s Promises and Actions on Corruption Control'. In Rev. Direito GV 17 (2) 2021.


- Odilla, Fernanda. (2020), 'Oversee and Punish: Understanding the Fight Against Corruption Involving Government Workers in Brazil'. In Politics and Governance. Thematic issue: Volume 8, Issue 2 - Fighting Corruption in the Developed World: Dimensions, Patterns, Remedies. Editor(s): Fabrizio Di Mascio (University of Turin, Italy) and Simona Piattoni (University of Trento, Italy).


- Vasconcellos de Figueiredo, Fernanda Odilla. (2016), 'Building Up a Convenient Accountability: How the Anti-Corruption Law in Brazil Was Put Into Force'. In Brasiliana Journal For Brazilian Studies, v. 4, p. 550-578, 2016.


Chapters in Edited Volumes

- Odilla, Fernanda. (forthcoming). 'From concerned citizens to civic bots: The bottom-up fight against corruption in Brazil from a longitudinal perspective' in Digital Media and Corruption (Edward Elgar), edited by Alice Mattoni.


- Praça, Sergio, Fernanda Odilla and João V. Guedes-Neto. (2022). 'Patronage Appointments in Brazil, 2011 - 2019' in The Politics of Patronage in Latin America: Trust and Roles in Public Administration (University of Pittsburgh Press), edited by Francisco E. Panizza, B. Guy Peters and Conrado Ramos.


- Odilla, Fernanda and Denisse Rodriguez-Olivari. (2021). 'Corruption control under fire: a brief history of Brazil’s Office of the Comptroller General' in The Politics of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Latin America (Routledge), edited by Joseph Pozsgai-Alvarez.


- Odilla, Fernanda (2016), ‘Tamanho Importa na Luta Contra Corrupção? Controles Internos no Legislativo e no Executivo na Esfera Federal [Does size matter in fighting corruption? Internal controls in the federal Legislative and Executive branches in Brazil]’. In Monique Menezes, Barbara Johas e Olívia Peres, Sociedade Civil e Instituições Políticas no Brasil (Civil Society and Political Institutions in Brazil). Edufpi: Piauí.


Other Publications

- Odilla, Fernanda (2019), ‘Half-way to accountability: the reality behind the increasing number of sanctions enforced against civil servants in Brazil’. In Brazil Business Brief - News from the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in GB. September 2019.


- Odilla, Fernanda (2017). ‘Greasing Or Slowing The Wheels Of Economic Growth And Politics? Some Possible Consequences Of Fighting Corruption. In Brazil Business Brief - News from the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in GB. Jan 2017.


- Odilla, Fernanda. (2015), ‘Suit up to go to jail: how the multi-institutional approach against corruption works in Brazil’. In Dialogue King's College London Politics Society. p. 20 - 21, 16 mar. 2015.



- Pizzolato: Não existe plano infalível (LeYa 2014) about the escape and arrest of Henrique Pizzolato, convicted by the Brazilian Supreme Court for corruption and money laundering.

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