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Bruno Macaes

Bruno Macaes will be on leave from ECLA while he serves as senior policy adviser to Portugal's Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho.

Bruno Macaes received his PhD from Harvard University in 2006. His dissertation was awarded the Richard Herrnstein prize for the best dissertation in the social sciences by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Before coming to Berlin, he was Assistant Professor of International Studies at Underwood International College in South Korea. He is writing a book on the technological transformation of human nature. His first essay on the topic was recently published in The New Atlantis.

Classes Taught at ECLA:


Political Economy
The Age of World Literature
Wittgenstein on Culture and Value
The Crisis of Democracy