Visiting Scholars

Thiago Pereira Russo

Thiago Pereira Russo

Thiago is a Psychoanalyst, Master and PhD Student in Linguistic and Literary Studies in English from the University of São Paulo (USP). A lifetime member of The Arthur Miller Society in the United States, Thiago was a professor at the USP Language Center and the Extension Course at FFLCH. His research focuses on American Drama and its relations with Politics and History. His master’s thesis in American literature drew upon the relationship between Arthur Miller and Henrik Ibsen and explored the sociopolitical essence of American theater of the 1940s and 1950s. His doctoral dissertation is currently being developed at the University of Louisville (USA) and the University of São Paulo(Brazil), and concerns Arthur Miller's critique of the Reagan and Bush Jr. eras having Neoliberalism as a backdrop. He is also one of the authors of 'Arthur Miller for the 21st Century', to be released in February 2019 in the United States, alongside Arthur Miller biographer Christopher Bigsby and other renowned researchers in American theater criticism.

Location: Stevenson 209
Email: thiago.pereirarusso@louisville.edu