Larissa Cristina Margarido

Global Fellow

PhD Candidate, FGV Sao Paulo Law School

Larissa Cristina Margarido is a PhD candidate in Law and Development at FGV Sao Paulo Law School (Brazil). She holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of São Paulo and a master’s degree in Law and Development from FGV, having recently had her dissertation published by Margem da Palavra in Brazil.

She works in the field of socio-legal studies, and her research interests include human rights, children’s rights, gender, race, discourse analysis, legislative processes and public policies.

Larissa came as guest researcher to the Centre on Law & Social Transformation from August 2022 to March 2023, with the financial support of the CAPES Foundation. While in Bergen, she worked on her thesis, in which she seeks to understand how sexual and family practices are used as elements of subversion and/or disregard of social protection for female children and adolescents by the Child Protection System of the city of São Paulo. 

She was also involved in the project “Autocratization Dynamics: Innovations in Research-Embedded Learning“, as well as other academic activities and projects hosted by LawTransform, the University of Bergen and the Chr. Michelsen Institute.