Luiz Carlos Brito Lourenço

Luiz Carlos de Brito Lourenço is a doctoral candidate at the Research Center and Graduation Program on the Americas (CEPPAC) at the University of Brasilia. He is currently studying the architecture of the “Strategic State” by comparing public policy on biofuel and renewable energies in Brazil and the USA. He is currently a visiting scholar at the Department of Sociology of the University of California, Davis with the support of Dr. Fred L. Block, is a member of the Research Group on Comparative Studies in Economic Sociology at the University of Brasilia and a lecturer in the Agribusiness MBA program of the University of São Paulo. His broad experience working in public administration in the fields of foreign trade and banking are at the origin of his interest in strategies of innovation for agriculture and energy development.