The 2022 Brazilian Elections: What Happened, What's Next?


Location: Hesburgh Center Room C103

Brazil Flag

On October 2, Brazilian citizens head to the polls in one of the most anticipated elections in Latin America this year: the presidential race between former president Luís Inácio Lula da Silva and incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. Whatever the outcome, our panel of experts will discuss the important takeaways from this first round and the implications not only for Brazil, but for the rest of the world – and democracy itself. 

Malu A. C. Gatto
Assoc. Prof. of Latin American Politics, Institute of the Americas, University College London
Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellow

Nelson Rojas De Carvalho
Assoc. Prof. of Political Science, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro
Kellogg Institute Guest Scholar

Luiz Vilaça
Kellogg institute PhD Fellow

Scott Mainwaring 
Eugene P. and Helen Conley Professor of Political Science 
Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow