Marina Fernandes holds a Master's degree in Social Sciences from the Federal University of Bahia. She has experience in rural and political sociology, with a focus on the interaction between social movements and the state. Her main areas of interest include activism and contemporary democracy, political participation, and the relationship between the state and collective action.
Currently, Marina is pursuing a PhD in Sociology at the Université de Montréal and Political Science at the University of Brasilia, following a joint program. Her research is centered on understanding the transformations within the activist network formed by the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) and Levante Popular da Juventude, which have occurred as a result of the changes in state-society relations following the 2016 coup d'état in Brazil.
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