Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann is Lecturer at the Otto-Suhr Institute, Freie Universität Berlin and and Research Fellow of the Kolleg-Forschergruppe „Transformative Power of Europe“, Freie Universität Berlin. She has a PhD in International Relations from the University of Tuebingen and has worked as an Assistant Professor at the Institute of International Relations of the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (2003-2008), Guest Teacher and Fellow at the International Relations Department of the London School of Economics (2008-2010), Visiting Professor and Lecturer at the University of Erfurt, Germany (2010-2012) and Visiting Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin (2012-2014).
Her most recent publications are “The Politics of Interregionalism: Relations between International Regional Organizations”. Co-authored with Anna van der Vleuten. In B.Reinalda (ed.) Handbook of International Organizations, Routledge, 2013; “Gender in EU-South American relations.” In van der Vleuten, A. and Anouka van Eerdewijk, eds. Mapping gender norm dynamics. Gender, Regions and Norms: debunking Eurocentrism. Palgrave Mcmillan, 2013; “Explaining the Enforcement of Democracy by Regional Organizations: Comparing EU, Mercosur and SADC”, with Anna van der Vleuten, Journal of Common Market Studies, vol.48 issue 3, June 2010; Between Power Politics and Utopia: a Brazilian perspective on European international role, in Hauke Brunkhorst and Gerd Groezinger (eds) The study of Europe. Baden Baden: Nomos, 2010, and “Regional Governance in Latin America: Institutions and Normative Discourses in the Post-Cold War Period”, with Monica Herz, in Guedes, Ana & Alex Faria (eds) International Management and International Relations: a critical perspective from Latin America, New York: Routledge, Abingdon, UK, 2010. She has also published three books: Foreign Policy of the European Union towards Latin American Southern Cone States (1980-2000): Has it become more cooperative? Cases of Foreign Direct Investment and Agricultural Trade. Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang, 2004, Organizações Internacionais. História e Práticas, with Mônica Herz. Rio de Janeiro: Campus/Elsevier, 2004, and Closing or Widening the Gap? Legitimacy and Democracy in Regional Integration Organizations, with Anna van der Vleuten (eds), Hampshire: Ashgate Publishing Group, 2007.