Beatriz Rey is a Visiting Fellow at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University, a Senior Researcher at the Center for Studies on the Brazilian Congress (NECON) at the State University of Rio de Janeiro and a Fellow at POPVOX Foundation. She worked as a legislative assistant for Rep. Gregory W. Meeks at the U.S. House of Representatives as a 2021-2022 APSA Congressional Fellow. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a M.A. in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a contributor to the Brazilian Policy Agendas Project, a consultant to research4impact and a columnist at the Brazilian Report.