Senior Lecturer, Department of Politics
João Nunes joined the Department of Politics in September 2014. Previously, he was a Research Fellow at the University of Warwick. He received his PhD and MSc from Aberystwyth University, and his first degree from the New University of Lisbon. He has held visiting positions at the Gothenburg Centre for Globalization and Development and the University of São Paulo.
João’s areas of interest are:
- Global health: health security; neglected diseases and populations; community health workers; planetary health; history of medicine and of international health.
- Brazil: Brazilian politics; health system and health policy; quilombola communities.
- Security: security as emancipation; critical security studies.