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Felipe Augusto Carvalho

Felipe Augusto Carvalho is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Brazilian Journal of Law and Religion. He is a PhD candidate in Law at the University of Coimbra, holds a master’s degree in International and European Law from the University of Coimbra (2018), a post-graduate diploma on Constitutional State and Religious Freedom from Mackenzie Presbyterian University (2017), and a bachelor of laws degree from State University of Paraiba (2015). Felipe’s academic writing has been published in the Cambridge Human Rights Law Journal, Yale European Graduate Fellows Conference Journal, Mexican Yearbook of International Law, and others. His prior professional engagements include legal advisor and executive director at ANAJURE, projects director at the International Institute for Fundamental Civil Liberties, and legal consultant to the Human Rights Ministry of Brazil. As part of his human rights work, he served as lead writer of an amicus brief to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Pavez v.
Chile) and delivered an oral statement to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights with a focus on freedom of religion during the COVID-19 pandemic.