Taddei, Renzo

Renzo Romano Taddei

March 2021

1)      Education

Year of completion

Title or activity




Polytechnic School, University of São Paulo


Ph.D., M.Phil.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University


Post-doctoral fellowship

Department of Anthropology, State University of Campinas

2)      Professional experience

·       2013- : Assistant Professor (professor adjunto), Instituto do Mar, Graduate Program in Maritime Science and Technology, and Graduate Program in Social Sciences, Federal University of São Paulo

·       2018: Visiting Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Duke University

·       2009-2013: Assistant Professor (professor adjunto), School of Communication, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

·       2007: Adjunct Professor, Teachers College, Columbia University

·       2006-2007: Visiting Professor, Department of Anthropology, Yale University

·       2001-2002: Adjunct Professor, Social Sciences Department, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York

3)      10 most relevant scientific publications

·       TADDEI, R. Anthropology and the Pragmatics of Climate Knowledge in Brazil. American Anthropologist, 122(2020): 944-947. https://doi.org/10.1111/aman.13500

·       ZEITLYN, D.; TADDEI, R. CA Comment on 'Haunting, Dutching, and Interference'. Current Anthropology, v. 61, p. 507-508, 2020.

·       TADDEI, R; SCARSO, D.; CASTANHEIRA, N. A necessária indomesticabilidade de termos como Antropoceno: desafios epistemológicos e ontologia relacional. Revista Opinião Filosófica, v. 11, p. 1-19, 2020.

·       TADDEI, R. The field of Anthropology of Disasters in Brazil: challenges and perspectives. In: García-Acosta, V. (ed.), The Anthropology of Disasters in Latin America; State of the Art. London: Routledge, 2020.

·       TADDEI, R.; HAINES, S. When climatologists meet social scientists: ethnographic speculations around interdisciplinary equivocations. Sociologias 21 (51): 186-209, 2019. DOI: 10.1590/15174522-0215107.

·       SCACHETTI, R.E.; TADDEI, R. The falling sky: words of a Yanomami shaman. Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society, v. 1, p. 47-49, 2018.

·       TADDEI, R.; GAMBOGGI, A.L. Education, anthropology, ontologies. Educação e Pesquisa - Revista da Faculdade de Educação da USP, v. 42, 2015.

·       RUDIAK-GOULD, P.; TADDEI, R. CA Comment on Climate Change and Accusation. Current Anthropology, v. 55, p. 382-383, 2014.

·       TADDEI, R. Anthropologies of the Future: On the Social Performativity of (Climate) Forecasts. In: Helen Kopnina; Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet (Org.). Environmental Anthropology: Future Directions. 1ed. Londres: Routledge, 2013, p. 244-263.

·       TADDEI, R. Social participation and the politics of climate in Northeast Brazil. In: LATTA, A.; WITTMAN, H. (Org.). Environment and Citizenship in Latin America: Natures, Subjects and Struggles. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012, v. , p. 77-93.

4)      List of current grants

·       2016-2020: Climate Services Through Knowledge Co-Production: A Euro-South American Initiative For Strengthening Societal Adaptation Response to Extreme Events. Belmont Forum/FAPESP.

·       2020-2022: OCEAN Sustainability Pathways for Achieving Conflict Transformation. Belmont Forum/FAPESP.

5)      Graduate advisement (completed)

Post-doctoral level:

·       Felipe Sussekind Viveiros de Castro, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, 2012.

Doctoral level:

·       Gabriela Cruz Brasesco, University of the Republic, Uruguay, 2017.

·       Evandro José Medeiros Laia, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, 2016.

·       Lara Linhalis Guimarães, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, 2016.

·       Silvânia Mineira Ribeiro Sottani. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, 2016.

Master level

·       Diogo Corrêa Meyer, Federal University of São Paulo, Graduate Program in Social Sciences, 2016.

·       Luiz Henrique Coletto, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, 2011.

6)      Academic quantitative indicators

·       Books: 02 (01 of which is an edited collection)

·       Peer-reviewed journals articles: 44

·       Book chapters: 16

·       Advised and defended Master theses: 02

·       Advised and defended Doctoral dissertations: 04

·       Citations:

o   ISI Web of Science: 290 (H-index: 9);

o   Scopus: 303 (H-index: 8);

o   Google Scholar: 925 (H-index: 15).

7)      ORCID: 0000-0002-9935-6183

MyResearcherID (ISI): http://www.researcherid.com/rid/I-9090-2012

MyCitations (Google Scholar): http://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=vndnTIUAAAAJ