Research interests: Modern Brazilian history; militarization; borderlands; slavery and immigration.
Miqueias H. Mugge received his Ph.D. in Social History from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2016). Before joining PIIRS and the Brazil LAB, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Woodrow Wilson School (2016-2018), and a lecturer in the Spanish and Portuguese department (2017-2018). A former Fulbright fellow, Mugge has authored and co-authored five books, exploring subjects as the Brazilian militia, slavery and German immigration in nineteenth century southern Brazil. He is currently finalizing two books manuscripts: Militias, Slavery, and State-Making in the Brazilian Borderlands (1845-1873) and Memento Vivere: Affective Archives of War in the South American Borderlands (1864-1874) (co-authored with João Biehl).