Department of History

Marina Dias Lucena Adams

Ph.D. Student
Research Interests Gender History; Modern Latin America; Social and Political Movements; Political Subjectivity; Memory Studies; Public History.


Marina Adams received her BA in History and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies from The College of Wooster in 2018, after transferring to the U.S .from the Fine Arts program at the University of Brasilia. Her undergraduate thesis analyzed the work of the Brazilian Women’s Movement for Amnesty and the gendered inflections of the transition to democracy after the military dictatorship. She continued to explore how gender interfaces with the political landscape in Brazil at Brown’s Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies earning an AM in 2020. Marina plans on researching Brazilian women’s political subjectivities and their interplay with the Brazilian political establishment in the twentieth