Works in the Urban Anthropology Research Line and is an advisor to the Condephaat (Secretary of Culture of the State of São Paulo) since 2013 and integrates the Research Support Center 'São Paulo: city, space, memory' (USP) since 2012. Works in the areas of Sociability, Networks, Territoriality, Neighborhood and Urban Interventions.
Chapters of books and articles
- 2014. “Popular festivals in Lisbon: an ethnography from Bairro Alto”. Etnográfica, vol. 18, n. 1, CRIA, p. 77-98.
- 2013. (in partnership with Cavacanti, Mariana). “Territorialities of the cracolândia (s) in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro” . Anthropological Yearbook, p. 73-97.
- 2013. “Relationships between multiple networks in Bairro Alto (Lisbon) . Brazilian Journal of Social Sciences vol. 28, n. 82, ANPOCS, p. 17-30.
- 2013. 2013. “Variations in a district of central São Paulo” . Brazil (s). Sciences Humaines et Sociales n. 3, CRBC/EHESS, p. 49-67.
- 2012. (Org.) “Dossier Luz, São Paulo”. Ponto Urbe, NAU-USP, n. 11, december/2012.
- 2011. (in partnership with Spaggiari, Enrico). “Networks and Territorialities: an ethnographic approach to the so-called cracolândia [“crackland”] in São Paulo”. Vibrant, Florianópolis, ABA, vol. 8, n. 2, Jul.-Dec./2011, p. 550-579.
- 2011. “Sketches of a trajectory: city, research, university”. Iluminuras, Porto Alegre, UFRGS, vol. 12, n. 2 8, Jul.-Dez./2011, p. 18-40.
- 2010. (in partnership with Spaggiari, Enrico). From cracolândia to nóias: ethnographic routes in the neighborhood of Luz . Ponto Urbe. São Paulo, NAU-USP, ano 4, version 6.0, ago./2010.
- 2009. 2009. (in partnership with Spaggiari, Enrico). “The‘ politics of saint ’in the rural neighborhood of Baú do Centro” . Journal of Anthropology. São Paulo, Dept. of Anthropology - USP, vol. 52, nº 2, jul.-dec., p. 533-569,
- 2009. (in partnership with Sklair, Jessica). “The neighborhood of Luz in São Paulo: anthropological questions about the phenomenon of gentrification” . Notebooks of Social Anthropology n.30, FFyL, Universidad de Buenos Aires, pp. 119-136.
- 2005. “The urban in question in anthropology: interfaces with sociology” . Journal of Anthropology. São Paulo, Dept. of Anthropology - USP, vol. 48, nº 1, jan.-jun., p. 133-165.
- 2003. “The dissolution and reinvention of the sense of community in Beuningen, Holland” . Brazilian Journal of Social Sciences. São Paulo, ANPOCS/Edusc, vol. 18, nº 52, feb., p. 107-124.
- 2001. “The question of centrality in São Paulo: the role of business associations” . Sociology and Politics Magazine, Curitiba, Deptº. of Social Sciences at the Federal University of Paraná, nº 16, June, p. 51-66 (City and Power Dossier).