Christian Vianna de Azevedo

Christian Vianna de Azevedo is a Federal Agent with the Brazilian Federal Police for the past 16 years. He is currently a PhD candidate in International Relations at the Pontifical Catholic University at Minas Gerais - PUC Minas, Brazil. His main research areas are: terrorism, counterterrorism, transnational organized crime, insurgency, counterinsurgency and asymmetrical conflicts. He is a research fellow in the field of counterterrorism at the Federal Police Academy/Brazil and also a research fellow in Middle East and North Africa with the International Relations Department at the Pontifical Catholic University - PUC Minas/ Brazil.

The Case of Rio de Janeiro: Context, Confrontation Issues and Implications for Brazilian Public Security.