José Sérgio Leite Lopes

José Sérgio Leite Lopes is an anthropologist, Full Professor in the Anthropology Department, National Museum, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and Director of the Brazilian College of High Studies (CBAE/UFRJ). He obtained his Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the National Museum in 1986 and was a postdoctoral researcher at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales de Paris from 1988 to 1990. He is a 1-A Fellow Researcher at CNPq (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development) and was a Visiting Professor at the Federal University of Pernambuco from 2003 to 2006. He works with Urban Anthropology, mainly on the following areas: the anthropology of work and workers, environment and social conflict, the social history of social sciences related to work studies, and the anthropology of sport.

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