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Rubia R. Valente
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Dr. Valente is a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Princeton University and a Research Associate at the School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas). In the Fall, she will be joining the faculty at Baruch College of the City University of New York (CUNY). Dr. Valente received her B.A. in International Relations from Southern Methodist University, and her Master degree in International Political Economy and Ph.D. in Public Policy and Political Economy from UT Dallas. Dr. Valente’s research interests reside in using quantitative methods to examine economic and social development issues, with a special focus in Latin America and Brazil. Her main interest lies in the socioeconomic inequalities due to race, class and gender in the context of social, political, and religious institutions. She also studies happiness (a.k.a., well-being, quality of life, life satisfaction), and is interested in social movements and political protests. Dr. Valente has published in many peer-reviewed journals such as the Geographical Review, Cities - The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, Journal of Happiness Studies, Race Ethnicity and Education, Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies, Applied Research in Quality of Life, Journal of Brazilian Studies (Brasiliana), PentecoStudies, and the Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies (PNEUMA).

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After the Brazilian Supreme court deemed affirmative action to be legal and constitutional in 2012, much of the debate on the merits of...