Deborah Barros Leal Farias

Senior Lecturer

Deborah Barros Leal Farias is a Brazilian-born Senior Lecturer at UNSW Sydney's School of Social Sciences, where she teaches Politics and International Relations. She has a multidisciplinary background: PhD in Political Science from UBC (Canada), as well as an MA in International Relations, and bachelor's degrees in Economy and in Law from Brazilian institutions. Her current main areas of interest involve global governance and the international political economy of developing countries. She also researches Brazilian policy, both domestic and international. 

 

Journal articles
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Barros Leal Farias D, 2020, 'Trade, conflict, and opportunity: taking advantage of others’ protectionism and isolationism–the case of MERCOSUL', Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, vol. 26, pp. 41 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/11926422.2019.1642217
2020
Farias DBL, 2019, 'Outlook for the 'developing country' category: a paradox of demise and continuity', THIRD WORLD QUARTERLY, vol. 40, pp. 668 - 687, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2019.1573139
2019
Wenham C; Farias DBL, 2019, 'Securitizing Zika: The case of Brazil', Security Dialogue, vol. 50, pp. 398 - 415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0967010619856458
2019
Farias DBL, 2018, 'Brazil's South-South development cooperation: Principles and experiences of the domestic bureaucracy', Public Administration and Development, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pad.1825
2018
do Amaral Filho J; Farias DBL, 2016, 'Celso Furtado: Culture and Creativity Matter', Journal of Economic Issues, vol. 50, pp. 444 - 451, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00213624.2016.1176508
2016
Farias DBL, 2015, 'Triangular cooperation and the global governance of development assistance: Canada and Brazil as “co-donors”', Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, vol. 21, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/11926422.2013.845583
2015
Dauvergne P; Farias DBL, 2012, 'The Rise of Brazil as a Global Development Power', THIRD WORLD QUARTERLY, vol. 33, pp. 903 - 917, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2012.674704
2012
Barros Leal Farias D, 2010, 'O Congresso na formulação da política externa dos Estados Unidos', Politica Externa, vol. 19, http://politicaexterna.com.br/1142/o-congresso-na-formulacao-da-politica-externa-dos-estados-unidos/
2010
Leal Farias DB, 2008, 'Contextualizing the invasion of the Bay of Pigs', REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE POLITICA INTERNACIONAL, vol. 51, pp. 105 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-73292008000100006
2008
Barros Leal Farias D, 2007, 'União Européia: Uma Nova Forma de Estado?', Pensar - Revista de Ciências jurídicas, vol. 12, pp. 51 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.5020/2317-2150.2007.v12n1p51
2007
Barros Leal Farias D, 2007, 'Reflexos da teoria neoliberal e do Consenso de Washington na Constituição brasileira de 1988', Revista de Direito Constitucional e Internacional, vol. 15, pp. 70 - 85
2007
Farias DBL, 2000, 'O Brasil e o CARICOM', Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional, vol. 43, pp. 43 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s0034-73292000000100003
2000
Barros Leal Farias D, 2000, 'Os estados membros no federalismo brasileiro', Ideias & Debate, pp. 1 - 24
2000
Other
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Barros Leal Farias D, 2020, Review of Rethinking global democracy in Brazil, http://dx.doi.org/10.32992/erlacs.10716
2020
Books
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Barros Leal Farias D, 2018, Aid and Technical Cooperation As a Foreign Policy Tool for Emerging Donors, Routledge, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781351111799
2018
Barros Leal Farias D; Maia JNB, 2006, Do Nacional-Desenvolvimentismo À Internacionalização No Brasil Subnacional : O Caso Do Ceará., Livro Tecnico & IBRI (Instituto Brasileiro de Relações Internacionais), Fortaleza; Brasilia
2006
Reports
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Barros Leal Farias D; Saddler J; van Dyk S, 2016, The Potential of Biofuels in China, IEA, IEA Bioenergy, IEA Bioenergy, Task 39, https://www.ieabioenergy.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/The-Potential-of-biofuels-in-China-IEA-Bioenergy-Task-39-September-2016.pdf
2016
Theses / Dissertations
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Barros Leal Farias D, 2015, GIVING KNOWLEDGE WITH NO STRINGS ATTACHED: BRAZIL’S USE OF TECHNICAL COOPERATION AS A FOREIGN POLICY, University of British Columbia, Canada, University of British Columbia, Canada, http://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0135628
2015
Book Chapters
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Barros Leal Farias D; Heine J, 2015, 'Reshaping the South Atlantic: Can the BICs Bring it About?', in Hamilton D (ed.), Atlantic Rising Changing Commercial Dynamics in the Atlantic Basin, Johns Hopkins University - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies - Center for Transatlantic Relations, Washington DC, pp. 81 - 81
2015
Barros Leal Farias D, 2013, 'Brazil’s security agenda – the focus on peace and the security-development nexus', in RISE OF THE REST: OPPORTUNITIES AND IMPLICATIONS, Dalhousie University, pp. 73 - 92
2013

2020 - UNSW Vice-Chancellor Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning - Early Career Category

2019 - UNSW Faculty of Social Sciences Dean's Award for Teachng Excellence - Rising Star Category

Barros Leal Farias D, 2020, The politics of fire, from the Amazon to the bush, Lowy Institute, https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/politics-fire-amazon-australia
2020
Barros Leal Farias D, 2018, China and Brazil: Far Away, So Close, http://risingpowersproject.com/china-brazil-far-away-close/
2018
Barros Leal Farias D, 2018, Lula: Brazil's Schrodinger candidate, https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/lula-brazil-schrodinger-candidate-180325083628432.html
2018
Barros Leal Farias D, 2018, Lula da Silva is in jail — and he’s still Brazil’s leading candidate for president. Here are 3 ways that could turn out., https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/04/16/lula-da-silva-is-in-jail-and-hes-still-brazils-leading-candidate-for-president-here-are-3-ways-that-could-turn-out/?utm_term=.9cfbe6d5d09d
2018
Barros Leal Farias D, 2018, Jair Bolsonaro: the Brazilian Trump-Duterte mashup, http://risingpowersproject.com/jair-bolsonaro-the-brazilian-trump-duterte-mashup/
2018
Barros Leal Farias D, 2018, Women’s votes might be the key to stopping Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate. Here’s why., https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/09/17/womens-votes-might-be-the-key-to-stopping-brazils-far-right-presidential-candidate-heres-why/?utm_term=.07cb22eec68b
2018
Barros Leal Farias D, 2018, Brazil's Divisive Election, AIIA, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/brazils-divisive-election/
2018
Barros Leal Farias D, 2018, Interview on Brazilian presidential election, ABC, Sydney
2018
Barros Leal Farias D, 2017, Brazil: the Next OECD Member?, http://risingpowersproject.com/brazil-next-oecd-member/
2017
Barros Leal Farias D, 2016, Brazil’s Political Crisis: the Bright Side, http://risingpowersproject.com/brazils-political-crisis-bright-side/
2016