April 27, 2023
Guilherme Casarões is an Assistant Professor at Fundação Getulio Vargas's São Paulo School of Business. His research interests are Brazilian Foreign Policy, Populism and the Global Far-Right, Latin American Politics, and Brazil-Middle East relations. Casarões holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Universidade de São Paulo, where he also completed his Master's degree. Casarões also holds an M.A. in International Relations from Universidade Estadual de Campinas, a post-graduate diploma in History and Political Cultures from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, and a B.A. in International Relations from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais.
Casarões is the co-author of a book on the United Nations titled, "A Organização das Nações Unidas" (Ed. Del Rey, 2006), and the author of several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, including a broad survey of Brazilian foreign policy studies for the Routledge Handbook of Brazilian Politics (2018).
Among his recent publications are: "Statecraft under God: Radical Right Populism meets Christian Nationalism in Bolsonaro’s Brazil" (Millennium, 2023); "Radical Right Populism and the Politics of Cruelty: The Case of COVID-19 in Brazil Under President Bolsonaro" (Global Studies Quarterly, 2022); "Myths of Multipolarity: The Sources of Brazil's Foreign Policy Overstretch" (Foreign Policy Analysis, 2022); "Brazilian foreign policy under Jair Bolsonaro: far-right populism and the rejection of the liberal international order" (Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 2021); and "The hydroxychloroquine alliance: how far-right leaders and alt-science preachers came together to promote a miracle drug" (Revista de Administração Pública, 2021).
Casarões was a Visiting Associate at the University of Michigan's Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies (2019-2020) and a fellow in Israel Studies at Brandeis University (2015). Casarões has also attended courses at Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals and at Tel Aviv University.