Graduate Student Directory

Tiago Gabriel Tasca
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Candidate
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Politics Department
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Merrill College Academic Building, 9
  • Mail Stop Merrill College

Biography, Education and Training

I am a Ph.D. student in the Politics Department and assistant editor at Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional (Brazilian Journal of International Politics). My main interests are in the realm of comparative politics, subnational politics, vaccine hesitancy, mis/disinformation, public trust in institutions, and social policies in Latin America (focus: Brazil). 

MA, International Relations, University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil. 

BA, International Relations, with honors, Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil. 

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • Blum Scholars Grant Program (2023)
  • Chancellor's Fellowship (2021-22)
  • Dean's Research Travel Grant (2022, 2023)

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • International Studies Association 2024 Annual Convention. The threat of mis- and disinformation to the universalization of health services: evidence from Brazil. San Francisco, CA. 2024.

  • 20th Lusophone and Hispanic Conference [Re]Framing Knowledge. Decolonizing global health in Latin America: overcoming regional challenges through endogenous knowledge. 2021.

  • V Congreso Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Salud Global. Desde lo global a lo local: la regulación de los factores de riesgo para enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles en Chile. Medellín, Colombia. 2018.

  • 9th Congress of the Latin American Political Science Association. The Brazilian Ethanol Policy from 2003 to 2016: an Exploratory Study about the Interrelations Between Domestic and International Politics. Montevideo, Uruguay. 2017. 

Teaching Interests

Teaching Assistantships:

POLI 17: US & the World Economy; POLI 140C: Latin American Politics; POLI 61: Politics of Social Policy; POLI 186/LGST 186: Global Health Politics and CGH1: Foundations of Global and Community Health; POLI 160A: Theories of International and World Politics; POLI 140A: European Politics.