Area of emphasis: Race and Nation
- 2010-2015 | BA - Public Policies Management - University of São Paulo, Brazil
- 2013-2015 | BA - Public Administration - University of Vigo, Spain (Academic Merit Scholarship/Rectory)
- 2017-2019 | Research MSc - Social Psychology - University of São Paulo, Brazil (CAPES Scholarship)
Yuri (any pronoun) was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil. Their research interests are located in the gender and sexuality study fields and methodologically in the memory studies/oral history areas. His research master dissertation was a memory study on the male sex dissident social practices and spaces in the city of São Paulo (1970/1980), combining 6 testimonies, archive research and literature review (you can read it here).
Beyond academic production, he is an active member of Acervo Bajubá, a communitarian collection/archive located in São Paulo, which holds more than 4.000 items related to the memories/histories of the Brazilian LGBTQIA+ communities. In that regard, they have also participated in several cultural mediation projects and activities which seek to engage LGBTQIA+ communities in the processes of creating and circulating historical narratives.