Federal University of Santa Catarina
Letícia Cesarino is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil. She holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley, and works in the fields of Digital Anthropology and Science and Technology Studies, with a theoretical and applied focus on cybernetics and systems theory. Cesarino currently co-coordinates with the Digital Humanities Lab at the University of Bahia a mixed-methods project on political misinformation and violence on Brazilian Telegram and the far-right’s broader media ecology. Since 2023, she has acted as a Special Advisor on Human Rights Education and Culture for Brazil’s Ministry of Human Rights and Citizenship. She is the author of O Mundo do Avesso: Verdade e Política na Era Digital (The Inside Out World: Truth and Politics in the Digital Era), published with UBU in 2022.