text: Master's Degree Program: Learn about the Elliott School's Latin American & Hemispheric Studies program


Dr. Mark Langevin, Director, Brazil Initiative

Dr. Langevin is Director of BrazilWorks, International Advisor to the Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Algodão (Abrapa) and consultant to Public Services International (PSI), in addition to his academic positions. Dr. Langevin researches and writes extensively on Brazilian energy policymaking and United States-Brazil relations. He is a regular contributor to such publications as: American Diplomacy, Boletim Meridiano 47, Brazzil, the Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Advisor, Journal of Energy Security, the Labor Studies Journal, Review of Renewable Energy Law and Policy, and Universitas: Relações Internacionais.


Victoria Tellechea-Rotta, Program Assistant 

Victoria is currently working at the Brazil Initiative under the position of program assistant. A senior at the Elliott School of International Affairs, Victoria is a B.A. candidate in both International Affairs and Latin American Studies, with a concentration in comparative global, political and economic systems. Being a dual citizen of the United States and Brazil, Victoria has developed a passion for understanding the uniqueness of Brazilian culture, politics and society, and has dedicated much of her academic pursuits to studying Brazil. She has been a student of both Dr. Mark Langevin and Prof. John Garrison.