Prizes and Awards

 Fellow of Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom, 2015.

The Best PhD Thesis in Brazil, The Ruth Cardoso Grand Prize, Ministry of Education, Competing with approximately 3,000 theses, 2012.

The Best PhD Thesis in Anthropology in Brazil, Ministry of Education, 2012 .

The Best PhD Thesis is Social Sciences in Brazil, Brazilian Association of Post- Graduation in Social Sciences (ANPOCS), 2011.

The Best PhD Thesis in the Department of Anthropology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 2010.

First Place in the Human Rights Prize, FORD Foundation & Brazilian Anthropological Association, 2008 

Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2006.

The Best M.A Thesis in the Department of Anthropology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 2010.

Highest position of the undergraduate class [grade 9.7], 2002 (Summa Cum Laude, Distinction, First Class), 2003.

Labour History Prize. Photography category. Government of Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2002.

Junior Scientist Distinction, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 2002.

Junior Scientist Prize, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 2002.