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Guilherme Casarões


I am an Assistant Professor at Fundação Getulio Vargas's São Paulo School of Business. My research interests are Brazilian Foreign Policy, Populism and the Global Far-Right, Latin American Politics, and Brazil-Middle East relations.

I hold a Ph.D. in Political Science from Universidade de São Paulo, where I also completed my Master's degree. I also hold an M.A. in International Relations from Universidade Estadual de Campinas, a post-graduate diploma in History and Political Cultures from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and a B.A. in International Relations from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais.

I am the co-author of a book on the United Nations titled "A Organização das Nações Unidas"​ (Ed. Del Rey, 2006) and the author of several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, including a broad survey of Brazilian foreign policy studies for the Routledge Handbook of Brazilian Politics (2018).

Among my recent publications are "Statecraft under God: Radical Right Populism meets Christian Nationalism in Bolsonaro’s Brazil" (Millennium, 2023); "Radical Right Populism and the Politics of Cruelty: The Case of COVID-19 in Brazil Under President Bolsonaro" (Global Studies Quarterly, 2022); "Myths of Multipolarity: The Sources of Brazil's Foreign Policy Overstretch" (Foreign Policy Analysis, 2022); "Brazilian foreign policy under Jair Bolsonaro: far-right populism and the rejection of the liberal international order" (Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 2021); "The hydroxychloroquine alliance: how far-right leaders and alt-science preachers came together to promote a miracle drug" (Revista de Administração Pública, 2021).

I was a Visiting Associate at the University of Michigan's Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies (2019-2020) and a fellow in Israel Studies at Brandeis University (2015). I have also attended courses at Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals and at Tel Aviv University.

You may find my academic vitae (in Portuguese) at


  • –present
    Professor of Political Science, São Paulo School of Business Administration (FGV/EAESP)