CLAM – Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos

Jane Araujo Russo

jane russo

Jane Russo holds a degree in Psychology from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1977), a Master’s in Psychology (Social Psychology) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1982), a PhD in Social Anthropology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1991) and postdoctoral fellowship at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (2000). She is currently a professor at the Postgraduate Program in Public Health at the Institute of Social Medicine-University of the State of Rio de Janeiro. She has experience in the field of Public Health, with an emphasis on the Anthropology of Health, with several published works on the constitution of the “psi” field and psychological culture in Brazil. She is linked to the Latin American Center on Sexuality and Human Rights (IMS-UERJ), where she conducted investigations on sexuality in psychiatric classifications, and on the institutionalization of contemporary sexology and Sexual Medicine as fields of knowledge and action. She is currently investigating the relationships between gender, science and nature, especially with regard to new practices of pregnancy and motherhood.

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Publications in English:

  • RUSSO, JANE A. Shared Modes of Narrative, on the Limits of Expressing One’s Unique Experience. Philosophy, Psychiatry & Psychology (Online), v. 26, p. 169-171, 2019. Link:



  • Russo, Jane; ROHDEN, Fabíola ; FARO, LIVI ; NUCCI, MARINA ; GIAMI, ALAIN . Clinical Sexology in Contemporary Brazil: The Professional Dispute Among Divergent Medical Views on Gender and Sexuality. International Journal of Sexual Health, v. 25, p. 59-74, 2013. Link:




  • RUSSO, J. A.. Body therapists in Rio de Janeiro: relations between social career and therapeutic principles. Curare – Journal for Ethnomedicine, Alemanha, v. 12, p. 39-46, 1997. 


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