Graduate Directory

Kaio Lacet
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Student
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Latin American & Latino Studies
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Merrill College Academic Building, 17
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services

Research Interests

Kaio is a Ph.D. student in the Latin America and Latino Studies Department. He is investigating systems of privilege based on whiteness and its relationship with violence in contemporary Brazil.

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Student in Latin America & Latino Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz 

M.A. in Educational Sciences - University of Porto, Portugal (2021)

B.A. History, Federal University of Pernambuco - UFPE, Brazil (2015)

Honors, Awards and Grants

Graduate Student Researcher - Special Project Monitoring the Information Disorder in the 2022 Brazilian Presidential Elections (Sprout Grant Institute for Social Transformation UCSC - Summer 2022)

Chancellor's fellowship UCSC (Academic Year 2021/22)