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Fernanda Odilla Vasconcellos De Figueiredo

Adjunct professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Research fellow

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: SPS/04 Political Science

Short Bio

Fernanda Odilla has a PhD on Social Science and Public Policy at the Brazil Institute at King’s College London. She holds a Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the School of Law at King’s College London, a pre-masters in Crime and Public Safety from UFMG (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil), and a BA First Class Honours in Journalism from PUC Minas (Brazil).

She is currently a research fellow for the Bit-Act (Bottom-Up Initiatives and Anti-Corruption Technologies) research project, funded by the ERC and conducted at the at the University of Bologna. She will be joining soon the Horizon Europe-funded project RESPOND, which focuses on new approaches for combatting corruption and other undue influences on political decision-making.

Her research interests are control of corruption, accountability, and new technologies in the context of anti-corruption, integrity and quality of government.

Prior to her academic career, she worked as a multimedia producer for the Brazilian desk at the BBC in London and as a reporter for daily newspapers in Brazil.

She is the author of The Digitalisation of Anti-Corruption in Brazil (Routledge).



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