Marilia Correa

 Marilia Correa

Contact Information

201 ISB
M/C 481
Champaign, IL 61820

Research Interests

  • Latin American Military Dictatorships
  • Latin American History
  • Global History
  • Brazilian Military Dictatorship, 1964-1985

Research Description

Marilia Correa's dissertation examines the trajectories of enlisted men and officers who were expelled from the armed forces and persecuted during Brazil’s military dictatorship (1964-1985). Her research proposes an understanding of the dictatorship that critically examines the experiences of these former officers and soldiers.


  • MA - Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • BA - International Relations, Faculdades de Campinas (FACAMP), Brazil.


  • Summer 2012 – TINKER Foundation Summer Fellowship
  • Summer 2014 – TINKER Foundation Summer Fellowship
  • Summer 2015 – Pre-dissertation Summer Fellowship, Department of History – UIUC.
  • Summer 2016 – Nelle M. Signor Graduate Scholarship in International Relations.
  • Fall 2016 -- Department of History Fellowship
  • Spring-Summer 2017 -- Lemann Institute Graduate Fellowship