Lucas is a Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology and the Interdisciplinary PhD program in Humanities (IHUM) working at the intersection of law, socioeconomic development, and the environment. His ethnographic research focuses on agribusiness and new settler colonialism in the Brazilian Amazon region. He holds an LL.B. from Federal University of Paraná (Brazil), an LL.M. from Birkbeck, University of London, and an M.A. in Anthropology from Princeton. Lucas is also an attorney licensed by the Brazilian Bar Association, and is an engaged public scholar. At Princeton, he has been appointed a Lassen Fellow in PLAS and is a Graduate Fellow at the Brazil LAB. He also received research grants and support from PIIRS, HMEI, and the C.V. Starr Fellowship Fund.
Department of Anthropology