MPhil (Law, University of São Paulo, Brazil); BA, honours (Law, Pontificia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil)
Fernanda joined the University of Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in 2015 and is currently reading for a DPhil in Socio-Legal Studies under the supervision of Dr Bettina Lange (submitted, awaiting Viva). Her project focuses on access to health care via litigation, and judicial activism in Brazil.
Prior to joining the CSLS in 2015, she has clerked at the highest federal court in Brazil, the Superior Court of Justice, for Justice Ricardo Villas Boas Cueva. She is a co-founder of the Brazil Forum UK and was coordinated the 2016 and 2017 editions. Fernanda was also editor of the Journal of the Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (www.joxcsls.ox.ac.uk) from 2016-2017 and President of the Oxford University Brazilian Society (www.oxfordbraziliansociety.co.uk) for the 2016-2017 term.
In 2012-2013 Fernanda was a Visiting Scholar at the Columbia University School of Law under the supervision of Prof. Bert Huang, and in 2016-2017 she was a Visiting Scholar at Insper, Brazil.