PhD Political Science
Universidade Federal da Grande Dourados

 

Areas of Expertise
Human Rights, International Human Rights Law, International Non-Governmental Organizations, Multilateralism and Regimes, Post 2015 Development Agenda, Secretaries-General, The Global South, UN Human Rights System, United Nations, United Nations Reform

Background
Matheus de Carvalho Hernandez is International Relations Professor of Faculdade de Direito e Relações Internacionais at Universidade Federal da Grande Dourados (UFGD-Brazil) since 2011. Visiting Scholar at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (Columbia University – 2017/2018). Professor Hernandez works on UN human rights system, specially the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Vienna Conference (1993) and its consequences. Nowadays, he conducts the following research, initiated at Columbia University: “The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in New York: institutional development and political agency (1994-2017)”. He is also the vice-coordinator of UFGD Sergio Vieira de Mello Chair on Refugees.

The best Political Science PhD Thesis of 2015 according to National Association of Graduate Studies and Research in Social Sciences (ANPOCS, in Portuguese) and Honorable Mention in ANPOCS PhD Social Sciences Theses Content of 2016.

Ph.D., University of Campinas (Unicamp-Brazil): 2015. Political Science, International Relations. Distinction. “The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and their Office : creation and institutional development (1994-2014)”.

Editorial Assistant. Sur – International Journal on Human Rights (Conectas Human Rights): 2011.

M.A., University of São Paulo State (Unesp-Brazil): 2010. Social Sciences, International Relations. “Human Rights as a global issue and sovereignty in the Post-Cold War international system: the Vienna Conference (1993)”.

B.A., University of São Paulo State (Unesp-Brazil): 2007. International Relations. “II World Conference on Human Rights, Vienna, 1993: dissensus and consensus.” Academic Merit.

Recent Publications
HERNANDEZ, MATHEUS DE CARVALHO; ROSA, W. T. L. . A TEMÁTICA MIGRATÓRIA NA REVISÃO PERIÓDICA UNIVERSAL DOS EUA: OPORTUNIDADE POLÍTICA DIANTE DO HEGEMON. Lua Nova (Impresso), v. 108, p. 65-100, 2019.

HERNANDEZ, Matheus de Carvalho; WINKLER, Inga . Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World – Review. HUMAN RIGHTS QUARTERLY, v. 40, p. 1045-1048, 2018.

HERNANDEZ, Matheus de Carvalho. Book Review: Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century. CONTEXTO INTERNACIONAL (ON-LINE), v. 40, p. 409-414, 2018.

ROSA, W. T. L. ; HERNANDEZ, Matheus de Carvalho . Os EUA e a revisão periódica universal do Conselho de Direitos Humanos da ONU. ESTUDOS INTERNACIONAIS, v. 6, p. 127-149, 2018.

HERNANDEZ, MATHEUS DE CARVALHO; LOPES, DAWISSON BELÉM . Democracia global e instituições internacionais: à guisa de introdução. MONÇÕES: REVISTA DE RELAÇÕES INTERNACIONAIS DA UFGD, v. 7, p. 1-17, 2018.

HERNANDEZ, Matheus de Carvalho. O posto de alto comissário das Nações Unidas para os Direitos Humanos e seu Escritório: o mandato de Navi Pillay. Cadernos de Política Exterior, v. 3, p. 105-150, 2017.

HERNANDEZ, Matheus de Carvalho. Os Estados Unidos e as negociações sobre a criação do posto de Alto Comissário para Direitos Humanos da ONU. ESBOÇOS (UFSC), v. 24, p. 286-314, 2017.

HERNANDEZ, MATHEUS DE CARVALHO. THE RISE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE IN THE POST-COLD WAR WORLD: THE VIENNA CONFERENCE (1993). The Age of Human Rights Journal, v. 2, p. 86-108, 2014.

HERNANDEZ, MATHEUS DE CARVALHO. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Conscience for the World ed. by Felice D. Gaer & Christen L. Broecker. Human Rights Quarterly, v. 36, p. 971-973, 2014.

HERNANDEZ, MATHEUS DE CARVALHO. A Conferência de Viena e a Internacionalização dos Direitos Humanos. 1. ed. Curitiba: Juruá, 2014.


Updated January,  2020