Alexandre Anselmo Guilherme

Schools: School of Humanities
Graduate Programs: Education Graduate Program Philosophy Graduate Program Psychology Graduate Program


He holds a MA Honours in Philosophy - University of Edinburgh (2001), MLitt Masters in Philosophy - University of St Andrews (2002), PhD in Philosophy - Durham University (2008), and postdoctoral degree from the Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanity, University of Edinburgh (2010). He worked at the universities of Edinburgh, Durham and Liverpool Hope University. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge and other universities such as the University of Maastricht, the Bern University, the Université de Neuchatel, the University of Oslo, the University of Luxembourg and the University of Haifa. He has often visited the Buber Archives at the National and University Library of Israel and the Yad Vashem (Holocaust Museum) in Jerusalem, Israel. Currently, he is an adjunct professor of PPGEdu at PUCRS, working mainly in the following subjects: education and violence, and education and dialogue. His book Buber and Education: Dialogue the Conflict Resolution (London: Routledge 2014) was nominated for the American Jewish Book Award 2015, and as a result it was invited to give a talk on the subject of education and conflict resolution at Unesco headquarters in Paris.

Areas of interest


Concentration Areas and Lines Research


- People and education

Ethics and Political Philosophy

- Ethics Principles


- Psychosocial Processes: Practices and contexts

Research Structures

Research Group

- Grupo de Pesquisas em Educação e Violência - GruPEV