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Mark S. Langevin

Director, Brazil Initiative

Mark S. Langevin is Director of the Brazil Initiative and a Research Professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.

He is also the director of BrazilWorks, associate researcher at the Centro Universitrio de Brasília (UniCEUB), and adjunct associate professor of government and politics at the University of Maryland-University College.

He is an associate member of the Inter-American Dialogue and an advisor to the California State Senate’s California-Brazil Strategic Partnership.

Dr. Langevin researches and writes on U.S.-Brazil relations and Brazilian climate change and energy policy formation.

He received his B.A. from the Evergreen State College and his M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Arizona.

Articles by Mark S. Langevin

How Brazil Destroys Itself

The mutineers that brought down Dilma will soon be cut down by the same sword.

February 12, 2017

Adrift: Brazil’s Crisis of Confidence

Corruption alone does not explain Brazil’s economic malaise.

October 1, 2015

Rousseff, Brazil and Global Leadership

Is President Dilma ready for a change of course at home and abroad?

November 18, 2014

U.S.-Brazil: The Battle Over Cotton Subsidies

Can Brazil retaliate and still win the match?

February 6, 2014

Dilma Rousseff on Governing Brazil

What is the new President of Brazil's vision for her country?

January 5, 2011

Dateline Tehran: Brazil's Big-League Diplomacy (Part II)

Is Brazil about to change the rules of diplomacy?

May 20, 2010

Dateline Tehran: Brazil’s Big-League Diplomacy (Part I)

Could Brazil displace the United States as the leader in global diplomacy?

May 19, 2010

Weathering the Storm in Brazil

Why is Brazil's recent economic development so unique?

July 6, 2009

The Brazilian Model to Fight HIV/AIDS

Why do Brazil's HIV/AIDS policies have many drug companies worried?

June 28, 2005

Brazil: Navigating the Straits of Globalization

How is Brazil seeking to achieve its development goals?

March 17, 2005