Rodrigo Curty Pereira

PhD Candidate
Rodrigo Curty Pereira

Rodrigo Curty Pereira is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo. He is a member of the Water Collaborative Program, in which he investigates how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting disadvantaged communities that lack access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) in Brazil.

Rodrigo has a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, where he conducted research about the BRICS’ direct investments and investment treaties in Latin America and the Caribbean. He has also worked as a Globalink Research Intern with the GoHelp lab in 2019 in a project that looked into access to WaSH in irregular settlements in Mexico.

Rodrigo was the first recipient of the Marzieh (Mari) Foroutan Memorial Graduate Scholarship in 2021. He has also been awarded the Globalink Graduate Fellowship Award from Mitacs and the RBC Water Scholars Graduate Entrance Scholarship.

Publications

  • Curty, Rodrigo. 2021. “The other side of the renminbi: applying Robert Cox’s Critical Theory to the China-Latin American relations.” Revista NEIBA, v. 10: 1-17. https://doi.org/10.12957/neiba.2021.58881.
  • Curty Pereira, Rodrigo, and Ana Garcia. 2021. “A teoria crítica de Robert W. Cox como método para uma análise das relações entre China e América Latina.” Oikos, v. 20, no. 2: 184-201. http://www.revistaoikos.org/seer/index.php/oikos/article/view/746.
  • Garcia Saggioro, Ana, Rodrigo Curty, Ana Carolina Aguiar, Lucas Rezende, and Maria Victória Dantas. 2021. “The BRICS facing the COVID-19 pandemic: a preliminary analysis of compared policies.” Conjuntura Internacional, no. 2: 33-46. https://doi.org/10.5752/P.1809-6182.2020v17n3p33-46.

Presentations

  • Dixon, Jenna, Katrina Plamondon, Rodrigo Curty Pereira, Abraham Nunbogu, and Shaheer Khan. 2021. “Is equity on the funding landscape? An analysis of the ways in which funding policies and practices shape equitable partnerships in global health.” Presented at the 2021 Canadian Conference on Global Health: Rethinking Partnership Paradigms in Global Health, Ottawa, November 25-26, 2021.
  • Curty Pereira, Rodrigo, and Susan J. Elliott. 2021. “Stepping into the void: Civil society partnerships for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic among WaSH-deprived populations in Rio de Janeiro.” Presented at the 2021 Canadian Conference on Global Health: Rethinking Partnership Paradigms in Global Health, Ottawa, November 25-26, 2021.
  • Curty Pereira, Rodrigo, and Ana Saggioro Garcia. 2021. “Economia política das relações Sul-Sul: uma análise dos acordos de proteção de investimentos dos BRICS na América Latina e Caribe.” Presented at the 8th Meeting of the Brazilian Association of International Relations: Relações Internacionais e Ciência na Era das Pandemias: Olhares transdisciplinares sobre desafios globais, online meeting, Brazil, July 26-30, 2021.

    Title in English: Political economy of South-South relations: an analysis of the international investment agreements of the BRICS in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Curty Pereira, Rodrigo, and Susan J. Elliott. 2021. “No house, no sink, no water: effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on populations with no access to water in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.” Presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers 71st Annual Meeting and Conference - Embracing connectivity: Coming together and moving forward, Prince George, BC, June 7-11, 2021.
  • Curty Pereira, Rodrigo, and Susan J. Elliott. 2021. “The river with no water: inequalities in access to water in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic.” Presented at the American Association of Geographers 2021 Annual Meeting, Seattle, April 7-11, 2021.
  • Curty Pereira, Rodrigo, and Susan J. Elliott. 2021. “Troubled waters: health inequalities in water-deficient populations in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic.” Presented at the 10th Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy: Building Beyond Uncertainty, McMaster University Department of Political Science, Hamilton, ON, March 11-13, 2021.
  • Curty Pereira, Rodrigo. 2020. “China in Latin America and the Caribbean: Overcoming dependency or promoting new forms of dominance?” Presented at Simpori 2020 - A (re)estrutura da ordem internacional: um novo mundo em emergência e de emergências, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 25-27, 2020