Andrea Ferreira

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

Areas of Interest/Research
Brazilian Literature and History, Race and Nation-Building in Brazil and Latin America, Gilberto Freyre, Cultural Studies, Portuguese Language, Transnational History


Andréa Ferreira is Lecturer of Portuguese in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Florida. She coordinates the Portuguese lower division courses, and recently served as the director of the University of Florida Summer Study Abroad Program in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She has taught courses on Brazilian culture and civilization, mega-events, race and national identity in Brazil as well as introduction to the Portuguese language. She has also developed and taught courses on Portuguese translation/interpretation and tourism in Brazil, and is currently working with the Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies to create a Certificate in Portuguese for the Professions. As a Brazilian Studies MALAS alumnus and a History PhD candidate, Andréa values interdisciplinary and transnational approaches to the study of Brazil.

Contact Information

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

Office Hours (Fall 2019):
Monday and Wednesday 9:30-10:30, Friday 9:00-10:00, and by appointment

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