College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Education: Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science, Vanderbilt University; M.A. in Political Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais
Courses Taught: NA
Dr. Batista is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration and a member of the Latin American Studies Program and the School of Data Science at UNC Charlotte. His research focuses on voting behavior, public opinion, and political information and misinformation. Specific areas of focus include Brazil and Latin America.