The Brazil Institute is unique in its dedication to producing actionable ideas that bridge the gap between scholarship and policy on issues of bilateral importance. The Advisory Council includes former ambassadors and other high-level officials, noted scholars recognized for their contribution to bilateral understanding, and leading U.S. and Brazilian enterprises.
Membership in the Advisory Council enables your organization to be an active participant in the ongoing dialogue between Brazil and the United States, and provides access to a marketplace of ideas where we convene the brightest minds to discuss the most pressing challenges and opportunities facing the policy community. 
The Brazil Institute’s signature programming, which emphasizes the importance of non-partisan research and dialogue, is a highly respected and credible source of information on a wide range of issues of importance to Brazil and the United States.  Contributions from Advisory Council members ensure that we can continue to support Brazilian scholarship and promote key bilateral issues in the United States and Brazil.



Hon. Anthony Harrington

Individual Members

Dr. Leslie Bethell

Dr. Luis Bitencourt

Mr. Antonio Britto

Hon. Luigi Einaudi

Mr. Ryan Hill

Mr. Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva

Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy

Dr. Maria Herminia Tavares de Almeida 

Ms. Alexandra Valderrama

Institutional Members


To learn more about the Brazil Institute or to join the Advisory Council, please contact Anna Prusa at 202-691-4147 or