Nonresident Senior Brazil Fellow, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center
TopicsDefense industry, Economics, Global Business & Economics, Trade Policy
RegionsBrazil, Latin America, South America
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October 29, 2018A day after the second round of elections in Brazil, the Atlantic Council's Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a Members and Press Call to discuss what Bolsonaro's presidency might mean for Brazil and for the future of US-Brazil bilateral…
August 16, 2018On August 16, the first official day of the Brazilian presidential campaign, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, in partnership with the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI), hosted the conference call, “Brazil’s Election Takes Shape.” The discussion…
December 22, 2016Throughout 2016, Brazilians and foreigners alike kept stating—and hoping—that 2017 would bring more stability, allowing Brazil to reform and grow its economy. But those of us who thought we were heading into calmer waters will have to think again. The…
April 18, 2016A series of missteps, mismanagement, and misfortunes have brought Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to the threshold of the fate she now faces: impeachment. “Dilma has been the amateur hour in terms of politics for the last two years,” said Peter…
April 18, 2016
A Brazil native, Sennes has been engaged in projects related to South America regional integration; energy and infrastructural market and regulation; the aerospace and defense industry; international trade; and political and economic developments in Brazil and throughout Latin America.
Sennes is an editorial member of Foreign Affairs Latin America (US – Mexico), of the Política Externa Journal (Brazil), and a member of the Strategic Studies Council of the São Paulo State Industry Federation (FIESP). In São Paulo, he was the coordinator of the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI) and was co-coordinator of the international section of the Brazilian Scenarios Project (Brasil 3 Tempo 2022 project), managed by the federal government.
Sennes holds a PhD in international relations and an MA in political science from the University of São Paulo. He has a bachelor's degree in economics from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. He also conducted research for the International Relations Center at USP, for the Woodrow Wilson Institute in Washington, and for the Iberian and Latin American Studies Center at the University of California, San Diego. His first report for the Atlantic Council, "Will Brazil Get What it Expects from the World Cup?" was released in June 2014.