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Braulia Ribeiro is a Brazilian researcher working on her PhD through the CSRP in Political Theology of Early Brazil.  She has a Master in Divinity and a Graduate Certificate in Latin American and Iberian Studies from Yale University, as well as a BA in Anthropological Linguistics and MA in Indigenous Linguistics.  In Brazil she was a researcher and a social worker volunteer in the Amazon Region for many years working with unwritten indigenous languages, specializing in the phonological systems of several, and providing technical expertise to community development and educational initiatives.  She is married and a mother of three. 

Her areas of interest are;  Early Modern History, Colonial Studies, Moral Theology, Ethics, Political Thought, Jesuits in South America, and Philosophical Theology. She is widely published in Brazil on themes like culture, religion, ethics, and politics for the general audience. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Unknown, Post Graduate Certificate in Latin American and Iberian Studies, Yale University

22 Aug 201818 May 2019

Award Date: 18 May 2019

Master of Divinity, Master in Divinity , Yale University

22 Aug 201618 May 2019

Award Date: 18 May 2019

Post Graduate Certificate in Bioethics , Yale University

2 Jun 201814 Aug 2018

Award Date: 14 Aug 2018

Master in Science, The Cinta-Larga Phonology , Universidade Federal de Rondônia

2 Aug 199623 Aug 2000

Award Date: 8 Aug 2000


  • F1201 Latin America (General)
  • P Philology. Linguistics
  • JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
  • social anthropology
  • JC Political theory
  • BR Christianity
  • BT Doctrinal Theology


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