Suzete Almeida de Bessa
Visiting Research Fellow
Suzete Almeida de Bessa is an architect and urban planner graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the State University of Goiás in 2009. She has a Masters in Architecture and Urbanism from the Postgraduate Program of the University of Brasília (2016) with a National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) Scholarship. She is a PhD student in Human Rights from the Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Program in Human Rights at the Federal University of Goiás with completion scheduled for 2025. She has experience with residential and commercial architecture projects [2009-2017], in addition to working with the technical staff of the City of Goiânia (2009-2010). She has been full-time Assistant Professor at the Federal University of Goiás - UFG, Campus Goiás since 2017, and has researched Modern Architecture in the city of Goiânia. Suzete currently coordinates the extension of the Sergio Vieira de Mello Chair at (UFG - UNHCR). She also coordinates the interdisciplinary extension and research group Resilient Architecture, which investigates urban-architectural relations and forced displacement: shelter, the daily life of the forced displaced person and the singularity of this "in-between", transience, provisionality, temporality, links in the occupation of the city, ordinary and everyday thinking about the centrality of the city’s space from the margins.