Ricardo F. Mendonca

Ricardo Fabrino Mendonça is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California Irvine, USA. He is  a researcher at MARGEM – Research Group on Democracy and Justice, holding a CNPq and a Fapemig fellowships. He is also the director of international cooperation of the Brazilian Political Science Association (ABCP) and of the Brazilian National Institute for Digital Democracy (INCT.DD). Professor Mendonça studies democratic theory, contentious politics and political communication. He has work has recently appeared in Representation, Policy Studies, Constellations, Political Studies, Critical Policy Studies, Policy & Society, Bulletin for Latin American Research and Democratic Theory, Brazilian Political Science Review, Revista de Sociologia e Política and several other Brazilian Journals. He is one of the editors of: Deliberative Systems in Theory and Practice (with S. Ercan and S. Elstub, Routledge, 2018); Introdução à Teoria Democrática (with E. Cunha, Editora UFMG, 2018); Democracia Digital (with M. Pereira and F. Filgueiras, Editora UFMG, 2016), and Deliberação online no Brasil (with R. Sampaio and S. Barros).