We are pleased to announce that prof. Leon Victor de Queiroz Barbosa, Federal University of Campina Grande
has confirmed he will participate in LAWLE 2017.
Leon Victor de Queiroz Barbosa is Professor of Political Science at Federal University of Campina Grande, where coordinates the area of Political Science in the department of Social Sciences. He is also deputy coordinator of the Master Program in Political Science at the same institution. As a researcher, he’s member of the Center of Legislative Studies (Federal University of Minas Gerais) and of the PRAETOR – Study Group of Judiciary, Politics and Society (Federal University of Pernambuco).
He is also the Editor of Studies of Politics Review and member of the Eletronic Review of Political Science’s editoral board. His current research focus on judicial empowerment in Latin America using Qualitative Comparative Analysis approach, financed by CNPq (National Research Council)
In 2016 Professor Barbosa was awarded a “honorable mention” in the CAPES Thesis Award for his Ph.D. Thesis, “The Silence of the Incumbents: partisan fragmentation and judicial empowerment in Brazil”. He acts on the following fields: judicial institutions, political institutions, comparative politics and quantitative methods.