Perry Center Bids Farewell to Visiting Professor from Brazil

December 17, 2013

On December 13, Visiting Professor Humberto Lourenção gave a presentation to the staff and faculty of the Perry Center, summarizing the preliminary conclusions of the research he conducted during his four-month residency at the Center. He presented on "The Challenges and Opportunities Facing US-Brazil Defense Relations." Professor Lourenção will return to Brazil this month to resume his position at the Brazilian Air Force Academy, where he has been a professor since 1997. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy and psychology, a Master’s degree in political science, and a Ph.D. in Sociology. Professor Lourenção is also a Perry Center graduate, having completed the October 2001 Defense Planning and Resource Management course. During his stay at the Center, Professor Lourenção fully participated in the activities of the Perry Center faculty and staff, including courses, events, and guest lectures.

Humbero Lourenção