Dr Laura Guimarães Corrêa (Brazil)
Patron

Dr Laura Guimarães Corrêa is an Associate Professor in the Social Communications Department at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Brazil and is currently Director of the Advertising and Propaganda Program.

She coordinated the Research Group in Advertising, Media and Consumption (GrisPub) between 2012 and 2018 and led the funded research project Urban Writings Over the Official Discourse: Tension, Appropriation and Resistance at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), 2015-2016.

Dr Guimarães Corrêa is a board member of CISECO (International Association of Semiotics and Communication) and is the leader of CORAGEM (Research Group on Communication, Race and Gender).

She researches, supervises and publishes on image, race, gender, intersectionality, visual communication, urban interventions, advertising and consumption. She is Co-Editor of Media, Institutions and Values (2012) and Editor of Black Voices in Communications: media, racisms, resistances (2019).