Adriana Pilar F. Albanus


2023-2025 Lucy Graduate Scholar


Adriana Albanus is a PhD Student in Political Science at the University of Notre Dame specializing in Comparative Politics and Methods.Her dissertation project at Notre Dame explores the relationship between populist rhetoric of presidents and its relationship with public opinion in Brazil and in the United States She is also a PhD Student in Political Science at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS – Brazil) with a specialization in Political Culture. Adriana has been a Research Assistant at the World Values Survey Brazil since 2016. From 2020 to 2021, she was a Research Visitor at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Adriana has a MA in Strategic International Studies and a Post-graduate Certificate in Strategy and Contemporary International Relations from UFRGS, and holds a B.A in International Relations from the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM – Brazil).



Political Science


Aníbal Pérez-Liñán