Gustavo Macedo is a Visiting Researcher at the Columbia Global Policy Initiative and a Visiting Scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University.
Macedo’s research interest encompasses norms of protection, use of force and human rights. He also joined the project Atrocity Prevention & Responsibility to Protect, led by Ivan Šimonović at the Columbia Global Policy Initiative.
Macedo is the International Studies Association (ISA)'s Additional Representative at the United Nations (UN) in New York (2014 and 2017) and Geneva (2017). Researcher at the Research Center of International Relations (NUPRI-USP) since 2013. Coordinator of the Working Group on Protection of Civilians at the Brazilian Research Network on Peace Operations (REBRAPAZ) since 2016. Member of the International Association of Peace Training Centers (IAPTC). He was researcher at the Brazilian Truth Commission (2013-14). Co-founder and Executive Producer of the social project Resisting With Art for gender empowerment at the Latin America Memorial (2016).
Macedo is PhD Candidate at the Department of Political Science at the University of São Paulo. MA in Political Science at the same institution. BA in Social Sciences at State University of Campinas and Goldsmiths College at the University of London.