PhD in Political Science at IUPERJ (IESP). Postdoctoral fellow at HU Berlin (2015); at UFF (2017) and currently at FU Berlin. She has experience in political science with an emphasis on public policy. Her main themes are globalisation, migration, socio-environmental conflicts, territorial development.
PhD in Sociology at IUPERJ (IESP). Postdoctorate at Bergische Universität Wuppertal (2016). Lygia was faculty at the Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (Fundação Getúlio Vargas). Her main research themes are: poverty, global issues, BRICS, Youth and gender relations at the job market.