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Fulbright Distinguished Chair in International Relations at University of Sao Paulo (USP)

Western Hemisphere


Award Details
Award Activity

The Institute for International Relations at Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP) has elected the theme The Political Economy of International Trade: Challenges and New Developments aiming at attracting scholars whose research centers on the political economy of international trade. The candidate is expected to present and develop an original research project, and to seek to engage with faculty and graduate students at the Institute as well as with other departments at USP whose research align with that of the candidate.
Topics of interest:

  • The “new” role of international trade in domestic politics
  • International trade and social inequality
  • The World Trade Organization: Lessons learned
  • International trade and the International Liberal Order
  • International trade and corruption: The missing link
Award Length
Four months
Award Dates

Grants must begin in either July 2021 or March 2022. For Flex grants, please see Flex Option section.


University of Sao Paulo (USP), main campus located in São Paulo.

Flex Option
Flex Description

Flex grants, which allow the grant to be split into two two-month in-country visits between July 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022, will be considered. There must be a period of no less than two months between the two in-country stays.

Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Political Science
Application Deadline

Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Number of Recipients
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

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