Patricia Nabuco Martuscelli is currently working at the "Resilient Futures for the Rohingya Refugees" and the "Rohingya Journeys of Violence and Resilience in Bangladesh and its Neighbours" projects. Her research interests involve asylum and migration politics in Latin America, family reunification of refugees, refugee children, and refugees and COVID-19 in Brazil. 

PhD Title defended at the University of São Paulo (USP): Asylum means I miss you: the Brazilian policy of family reunification for refugees in a comparative perspective (1997-2018). She is currently a Social Science Research Fellow in Conflict and Migration at the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (UCL).

Recent Publications

  • Martuscelli, P. N. Reuniting refugee families in Latin America: law, policies and practices. McGill-Queen’s Refugee and Forced Migration Studies Series. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press (forthcoming). This book explains how the right to family reunification for refugees developed in Latin America law and practice
  • Martuscelli, P. N. 2021. How are forcibly displaced people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? Evidence from Brazil. American Behavioral Scientist (ABS) (Online first).
  • Martuscelli, P. N. 2020. Fighting for Family Reunification: the Congolese experience in Sao˜ Paulo, Brazil. Journal of Refugee Studies (online first).
  • Martuscelli, P. N. and Leonardo Bandarra 2020. Triply Silenced Agents: Cognitive Structures and Girl Soldiers in Colombia. Critical Studies on Security, v. 8, n. 3, p. 223-239.
  • Martuscelli, P. N. 2020. Do immigrants disrupt the international order?. Remhu REMHU: Revista Interdisciplinar da Mobilidade Humana, v. 28, n. 59, p. 235-240. Epub September 04,
  • Martuscelli, P. N. 2020. How are refugees affected by Brazilian responses to COVID-19? Brazilian Journal of Public Administration - RAP, v. 54, n. 5, p. 1446-1457.