Bruna Cristina Jaquetto Pereira

Bruna is a postdoctoral researcher at Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), with a UNA4CAREER Fellowship. She received her degree in International Relations from UNESP and her master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Brasília. With a Fulbright predoctoral fellowship, she visited the University of California, Berkeley (2017-2018), and obtained her Ph.D. in Sociology from Universidade de Brasília (2019).

Her main research interest is the intersectionality of gender and race/ethnicity. She is a member of the research group Género y Política (GEYPO) at UCM. Bruna is part of the UNISAFE project on gender-based violence in universities and research organizations in Europe. Under the supervision of María Bustelo, she conducts the IntersectGE project, which takes an intersectional perspective to investigate sexual harassment against women from racial/ethnic minority and immigrant backgrounds in universities and research organizations in Spain.

She is the author of the books Tramas e dramas de gênero e de cor: violência doméstica contra mulheres negras (Brado negro, 2016) and Dengos e zangas das mulheres-moringa: vivências afetivo-sexuais de mulheres negras (Latin America Research Commons, 2020). Her most recent articles have been published in Gender & Development (“‘Nenhum passo atrás’ [Not a step back]: Brazilian Black women’s resistance in the era of Bolsonaro’s far-right government”, with Macarena Aguilar) and Civitas – Revista de Ciências Sociais (“Sobre usos e possibilidades da interseccionalidade”). At the Universidade de Brasília, she founded and coordinated the Grupo de Estudos Mulheres Negras – UnB, and she also taught in the departments of Sociology and International Relations.