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Daniela Campello

Former Fellow


    September 1, 2021 — July 5, 2022

    Professional affiliation

    Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Brazil


    • Democracy
    • Economics and Globalization
    • International Development
    • Latin America

    Wilson Center Projects

    Ideology, Xenophobia or Interests? The Politics of the Anti-China sentiment in Brazilian Foreign Policy

    Full Biography

    Daniela Campello is an associate professor of Politics and International Relations at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation, in Brazil. In 2018 she was Oxford-CAF Visiting Fellow at Oxford University. Campello received her Ph.D. in Political Science from UCLA and was formerly an Assistant Professor at Princeton University. Her research lies at the frontier of international and comparative political economy, with a particular focus on the consequences of globalization to democracy and redistribution in emerging economies. 

    Prior to entering academic life, Campello worked as a business consultant in Accenture, as a sell-side financial analyst at BTG Pactual, and also for the Rio de Janeiro state government, where she managed projects funded by international financial institutions. Campello's work appears in top political science journals; she is the author of The Politics of Market Discipline in Latin America (Cambridge University Press, 2015), and co-author of The Volatility Curse (CUP, 2020).

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    Major Publications

    • The Politics of Market Discipline in Latin America
    • The Volatility Curse
    • Voter and Legislator Responses to Localized Trade Shocks from China in Brazil