Charles P. Gomes

Charles P. Gomes

Senior Associate, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy


Charles P. Gomes holds the Sergio Buarque de Holanda Chair at Instituto Mora in Mexico City, is senior researcher at Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa, and is director of the CEPRI, a pro bono legal clinic for refugees and migrants in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has a PhD in Political Science (2001) from the former IUPERJ (University of Rio de Janeiro Research Institute), currently the IESP. During his doctoral studies, he was a visiting researcher at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and at the Institut d’études politiques in Paris, France. He was a visiting professor at the Université Paris I in the years 2006 and 2007 and at the Center for Forced Migration Studies at Northwestern University in Chicago in 2012. His research focuses on constitutional and supranational courts, international law, immigration, and refugee policies. He is currently leading a comparative study in immigration policies and politics in major countries of Latin America.  He has published several books, articles, and reports on the topics of refuge and international migration.

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