Angelo Brandelli Costa

Schools: School of Health and Life Sciences
Graduate Programs: Medicine and Health Sciences Graduate Program Psychology Graduate Program Social Sciences Graduate Program


Graduated in Psychology from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), specialist in Social Psychology and Health Psychology (CFP), Master in Social and Institutional Psychology (PPGPSI / UFRGS), PhD in Psychology (PPGPSICO / UFRGS) and postdoctoral internship at PPGPSICO / UFRGS. Currently is a Social Psychology Professor of the Graduate Program in Psychology and the Graduate Program in Social Sciences of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) and coordinator of the Prejudice, Vulnerability and Psychosocial Processes Research Group. Also acts as tutor of the Tutorial Education Program (PET) and is Senior Advisor to the Regional Council of Psychology of Rio Grande do Sul (CRP / RS) and an associate researcher of the Gender Identity Program of the Hospital de Clínicas of Porto Alegre (HCPA). Served as consultant for several UN agencies. Is associate editor of PLOS ONE, Frontiers in Psychology, Psico (PUCRS), Psychology & Sexuality, Temas em Psicologia and Interamerican Journal of Psychology. Develops researches in the areas of social psychology and health, with emphasis on prejudice and social attitudes, sexuality, gender, HIV / AIDS, and integral health of the population in social vulnerability .

Areas of interest


Concentration Areas and Lines Research

Medical Practice

- Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Medical Practice

- Technological Innovations in the Health Area


- Behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry


- Psychosocial Processes: Practices and contexts

Society and Democracy

- Diversity, generations and daily life

Research Structures

Research Group

- Prejudice, vulnerability and psychosocial processes