Felipe holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English Language and Literature from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), and an M.S. in Linguistics from Georgetown University. Prior to joining the Ph.D. program in Sociolinguistics at Georgetown in 2017, he taught in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Emory University, where he held a Fulbright fellowship. He is also an experienced EFL instructor, having taught English at the college level for over six years in Brazil. His research interests include methods and applications of Interactional Sociolinguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis around issues of power relations and identity construction, especially within the area of language, gender and sexuality. He has presented at a number of major national and international conferences in the field of Sociolinguistics. He has also published book reviews in Language in Society and Gender & Language, and research articles in the International Journal of Language Studies and Gender & Language.