People

Caio Moraes Reis

  • Role in Center:

    SMUS Doctoral Student

  • Discipline:

    Sociology

  • University:

    University of São Paulo

  • Country:

    Brazil

Biography: Born in São Paulo (Brazil), Caio Moraes Reis has recently started his PhD in Sociology at the University of São Paulo under the auspices of the GCSMUS after finishing a MA in Political Science in 2019 and a BA in Social Sciences (sociology, anthropology, and political science) in 2016 at the University of São Paulo (USP), where he has also been working as a voluntary teaching assistant in undergraduate courses on social research methods and sociological theory (since 2017), and as a researcher of the USP Center for Studies and Research on the Sociology of Space and Time (NEPSESTE) (since 2018). At the GCSMUS, Reis has been active as a doctoral student and as a research assistant of the Action 4 research project “Spatial Methods in Action: The Everyday Spatialities of Homelessness for Urban Sustainability” (since 2021). In 2021, he worked as a teaching assistant of an undergraduate course on global inequality and local conceptions of the future at the Technical University of Berlin.

PhD Thesis Working Title: Death Patterns of Homeless People, and Commonsensical Knowledge about “Dwelling in the Streets” (São Paulo, 1970-2023)

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Fraya Frehse, University of São Paulo; Prof. Dr. Nina Baur, Technische Universität Berlin

Selected Publications:

  • Reis, C. (2019): ‘Relógio de parede: uma memória’, Revista Brasileira de Sociologia da Emoção (Online), 18(53), 203-209.

  • Reis, C. (2019): ‘Uma ”sociologia enraizada” do mistério’, Estudos Avançados (Online), 33(97), 435-438. DOI: 10.1590/s0103-4014.2019.3397.027.

  • Reis, C. (2019): As contribuições do enfoque de capacidades para o liberalismo-igualitário. São Paulo: Biblioteca Digital de Teses e Dissertações da Universidade de São Paulo.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Sociology of Knowledge
  • Sociology of Everyday Life
  • Sociology of Death
  • Historical Sociology
  • Social Research Methods

Current Position(s):

  • Since July 2021: Editorial board member, Plural – Revista de Ciências Sociais, University of São Paulo
  • Since April 2021: SMUS Doctoral Student in Sociology, University of São Paulo
  • Since March 2021: Research assistant, Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability (Action 4)
  • Since July 2018: Researcher, Center for Studies and Research on the Sociology of Space and Time (NEPSESTE), University of São Paulo

Past Position(s)

  • April-July 2021: Teaching assistant, Technische Universität Berlin
  • November 2020-January 2021: Research trainee, Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability (Action 4)
  • September 2020-March 2021: PhD candidate, Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability (Action 3)
  • March-June 2017, March-November 2018, February-August 2020, March-July 2021: Teaching assistant, University of São Paulo

Prizes & Awards:

  • 2016: Honourable Mention, 24th International Symposium of Scientific and Technological Initiation [Undergraduate Research] of the University of São Paulo, University of São Paulo

Memberships & Networks:

  • Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas em Sociologia do Espaço e do Tempo / (NEPSESTE) / Centre for Studies and Research in the Sociology of Space and Time
  • Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability
  • Full Member, Brazilian Sociological Society (SBS)
  • Member, International Sociological Association (ISA)
  • Plural – Revista de Ciências Sociais