Larissa holds a PhD from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, for which she researched women’s substantive representation in Brazil, Sweden, and the UK.
Her research interests range from political institutions, including electoral systems, gender, race/ethnicity, to public policy implementation.
Future publications include research into campaign spending and gender and use social media by mayoral candidates.
Larissa is co-host of the podcast Brazil Nuts: an insane journey into the world of Brazilian politics.
Follow her on Twitter @larissapolitics