Oliver Stuenkel

Non-Resident Fellow


Oliver Stuenkel is a non-resident fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi). His research focuses on rising powers (specifically, Brazil, China and India), their foreign policy and their impact on global governance. He is the author of IBSA: The Rise of the Global South? (2014, Routledge Global Institutions), BRICS and the Future of Global Order (2015, Lexington) and Post-Western World: How Emerging Powers are Remaking Global Order (2016, Polity). Oliver is also an associate professor of international relations at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo, where he coordinates the São Paulo branch of the School of History and Social Science and the executive program in international relations. He is a member of the Carnegie Rising Democracies Network, and a columnist for El País and Americas Quarterly.

Previously, Oliver was a visiting professor at the University of São Paulo in 2010 and the School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi from 2011 to 2012. His commentaries have appeared in The New York Times, Global Times, Today’s Zaman, Mail & Guardian, Times of India, The Asian Age, The Hindu and Folha de São Paulo, O Globo and O Estado de S. Paulo.

Oliver holds a PhD in political science from the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany, a master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he was a McCloy Scholar, and a bachelor’s degree from the Universidad de Valencia in Spain.

Languages: English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Spanish

Recent Publications

Commentary 19 May 2015

Dinheiro chinês é chance única de integrar fisicamente América Latina

by Oliver Stuenkel
El País

Commentary 10 May 2015

Brasil puede jugar un rol más relevante

by Oliver Stuenkel
La Nacion

Research Paper 06 May 2015

The G7 and the BRICS in the Post-Crimea World Order

by Oliver Stuenkel
Valdai Papers

Book 16 April 2015

Brazil on the Global Stage: Power, Ideas, and the Liberal International Order

by Oliver Stuenkel, Matthew Taylor (.eds)
Palgrave Macmillan

Policy Paper 07 April 2015

Proteção Efetiva e Responsável contra Crimes de Atrocidade: A Caminho de uma Ação Global

by Thorsten Benner, Sarah Brockmeier, Erna Burai, C.S.R. Murthy, Christopher Daase, J. Madhan Mohan, Julian Junk, Xymena Kurowska, Gerrit Kurtz, Liu Tiewa, Wolfgang Reinicke, Philipp Rotmann, Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, Matias Spektor, Oliver Stuenkel, Marcos Tourinho, Harry Verhoeven, Zhang Haibin
Global Norm Evolution & The Responsibility to Protect