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Yuri Gama

Headshot of Yuri GamaPh.D. Student

Fields: Modern Latin America, Modern Brazil, Urban History
Extended fields: Public History, Digital History, Global History, U.S. 
History

Education:
B.A. in Social Sciences at Federal University of Santa Catarina, 
Brazil.
Masters of Liberal Studies at Rollins College, Florida.

Faculty Advisor: Professor Joel Wolfe

Interests:

My interests focus on real and imagined urban landscapes. My present 
research investigates the construction of state-sponsored housing 
between 1940 and 1986 in Northeast Brazil. In light of the postwar 
urbanization investment, my analysis discusses concepts of modernization 
and nation-building presenting the influence of the United States in 
Brazil, developmental regional differences, and the transnational 
character of mass housing construction in Latin America.

E-mail: ygama@umass.edu

Website: http://yurikgama.wordpress.com

Twitter: @yurikgama  (https://twitter.com/yurikgama)