Centro Ensino Universitário de Brasilia (Geography)
Universidade de Brasilia (Master's)
The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C (PhD)
I am a retired professor of Cultural Anthropology and Cultural Geography with an emphasis on Religion and space. I have also been teaching Brazilian Portuguese with an emphasis on the cultural, historical and political elements of that language. I have taught face-to-face and online, and I have always received high marks from my students. I have lived and taught in different countries, so I am very at easy with cultural diversity.
I hold a Ph.D. in Anthropology from The Catholic University of America, and I have been teaching and doing research on Cultural Anthropology for many years.
I am a native Portuguese speaker (from Brazil).
I have been professor of Geography of Religions and of Cultural Anthropology for many years. I have a substantial body of research on the relation between Space and religion.
I am very enthusiastic about teaching and I like the contact with different peoples and different cultures. I have a good temperament and I do not demand more than student are able to offer. I am very flexible regarding human interaction, but I am also very serious on my teaching. I am a retired professor of Cultural Anthropology and Cultural Geography with an emphasis on Religion and space. I have also been teaching Brazilian Portuguese with an emphasis on the cultural, historical and political elements of that language. I have taught face-to-face and online, and I have always received high marks from my students. I have
I hold a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology. I have been an Anthropology professor for many years, both in Brazil and in the US. At present, I am teaching as an Adjunct Faculty at UMUC.
My areas of studies have been related to issues of Religion and Space. I am well versed on sociological/anthropological/geographical theories about Religion and have practical experience in studying some specific religions in the field. I can teach about Religion in general, and also Neo-Pentecostalism in Brazil, Judaism in Brazil, Santeria in Brazil.
I am a native Brazilian Portuguese speaker. I also have experience in teaching Brazilian culture/language to US Diplomats.
I am not an expert in Grammar, but I have been having success with my method of teaching the language through cultural knowledge.
I have been a university professor for many years, both in the USA and in Brazil. I am both a Geographer (undergraduate studies) and an Anthropologist (Ph.D. in socio-cultural).
As a Cultural Anthropologist and Cultural Geographer, I have been studying Religion (as a general concept) and specific religions as they relate to the cultures of different places. I have taught Geography of Religions for years, and also Introduction to Cultural Anthropology in universities in Brazil and the US.
I have a three areas of interest/research in religion: Neo-Evagelism in Brazil, Judaism in Brazil and Israel, as well as Islam in general terms. I am also versed on the basics of Hinduism, Buddhism, Santeria in Brazil, and native religions in the Amazon.