Andréa C. L. Ferreiraandrea

Lecturer of Portuguese and Undergraduate Coordinator, Spanish and Portuguese Studies
Affiliate Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies

Areas of Interest/Research
Brazilian Cultural Studies, Brazilian Literature and History; Race and Nation-Building in Brazil and Latin America; Gilberto Freyre; Machado de Assis; Portuguese Language; Portuguese for the Professions


Andréa C. L. Ferreira is Lecturer of Portuguese and Undergraduate Coordinator in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies (UF), and Affiliate Faculty at the Center for Latin American Studies (UF). She also serves as director and instructor of the University of Florida Summer Study Abroad Program in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (UF in Rio). She has taught courses on Brazilian culture and civilization, mega-events, contemporary Latin American history, race and national identity in Brazil as well as introduction to the Portuguese language. She has developed and taught courses on Portuguese translation/interpretation and tourism in Brazil, and designed and supervised a student internship program with AcheiUSA – The Brazilian Newspaper. As a Brazilian citizen, a 2009 MALAS alumna, and a History PhD candidate, Andréa values interdisciplinary and transnational approaches to the study of Brazil and the Portuguese language.

Contact Information

Phone: (352) 294-3688
Office: Grinter 384

Office Hours:
MWF 10:45-11:45 am (please schedule a time here).

Mailing address:
170 Dauer Hall
PO Box 117405
Gainesville, FL 32611