Felipe is a social anthropologist with long-term experience in data gathering in international settings. He has conducted archival research and fieldwork in Brazil and Jamaica and has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, and magazines. Felipe also has experience in the field of education, having taught at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, the University of Liberia, in West Africa, and in the Graduate Programme in Peace Studies at the Kofi Annan Institute for Conflict Transformation, also in Liberia. At the Kofi Annan Institute he designed and facilitated a course on the anthropology of conflict and violence that was offered to members of the police and armed forces, government staff, NGO workers, social activists and members of grassroots organisations. His interests include, but are not limited to: cultural awareness, race equality, gender equality, rights and justice, labour relations, politics and public policy.