Position: Integrated researcher without doctoral degree

Academic background:
Doctoral Candidate in Development Studies (PDED) (IGOT-UL, 2018 – )
Master of Arts in International Studies, specialization in Economics and Development of Latin America (University of Oklahoma, 2016)
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (University of Tulsa, 2010)

Research Group: MOPT

Email: kellisilver@edu.ulisboa.pt

Research interests: Transport Accessibility, Transport Equity, Mobility and Urban Transport, Spatial Planning

ORCID: 0000-0003-2695-6601

Ciência Vitae: 1213-C99E-1C7E


Kelli is a doctorate student in Development Studies at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT-UL) (funded by a ULisboa doctorate scholarship) and an associate researcher at the Centre of Geographical Studies (CEG). Her research focuses on public transportation, accessibility, and transport equity, with case studies in Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro.

Kelli has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science (2010, graduated cum laude) and a Master’s degree in International Studies (2016, graduated magna cum laude). As a graduate student she taught a course in the Cultural Anthropology department called Modern Brazil and worked as a research assistant, writing about the commodification of violence in Rio’s favelas.